The Vikings were not the first people to build ships but they did build the best ships anyone had made up to that time. Viking ships often had Dragons heads mounted on the bow to scare off sea monsters.
Ever notice how much Celtic-inspired art there was in the interiors of almost all buildings in Origins? I like to think of the Ferelden culture as being inspired by both Celtic and Scandinavian elements . In addition to the nations tribal roots.
Tree of Life Sigil. The Tree of Life is one of the most familiar of the Sacred Geometric Symbols. The structure of the Tree of Life is connected to the sacred teachings of the Jewish Kabbalah but can be seen in other traditions as well, such as the ancien
doesn't really look like a dragon to me. It is a terrifying image though so I can see why the Vikings included images of dragons on the front of their ships. It was a way to intimidate their opponents.