Want to know more about the Vikings? Here are five books that talk about the Norsemen, including their combs and their language.
In quest for the lost gamers: An investigation of board gaming in Scania, during the Iron and Middle Ages
Christian Prayers and Invocations in Scandinavian Runic Inscriptions from the Viking Age and Middle Ages
This thesis investigates several key aspects of warfare and its participants in the Viking Age insular world via a comparison of the image which warriors occupy in heroic literature to their concomitant depiction in sources which are primarily nonliterary in character, such as histories, annalistic records, and law codes.
While the modern image of the dragons often depicts a beast that has four legs, leathery wings and breathes fire, the medieval image of the creature could be very different. In the article, ‘Dragons in the Eddas and in Early Nordic Art,’ Paul Ackey shows that the Vikings and Norse society had their own ideas of what dragons looked like.