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Hrísbrú is the name of a Viking period farmstead and chiefly residence, located in the Mosfell valley of Iceland a few kilometers from Reykjavik. The site is strategically located on the slope of the northern side of the valley, where residents could see both the central valley and the coastline

Hrísbrú is the name of a Viking period farmstead and chiefly residence, located in the Mosfell valley of Iceland a few kilometers from Reykjavik. The site is strategically located on the slope of the northern side of the valley, where residents could see both the central valley and the coastline

The High Arctic Thule People were Experts at Living the Frozen Life

The High Arctic Thule People were Experts at Living the Frozen Life

The Thule Tradition is the name given to the ancestors of the modern-day Inuit peoples, who have lived in the Canadian Arctic for at least a thousand years.

Skraeling is the word that the Norse (Viking) settlers of Greenland and the Canadian Arctic gave to their direct competition in their wanderings westward from their home countries. The Norse had nothing good to say about the people they met: skraelings means "little men" or "barbarians" in Icelandic, and in the Norse records, the skraelings are referred to as poor traders, primitive people who were easily scared off by Viking prowess…

Who Lived and Thrived in Greenland Before the Vikings Arrived?

Skraeling is the word that the Norse (Viking) settlers of Greenland and the Canadian Arctic gave to their direct competition in their wanderings westward from their home countries. The Norse had nothing good to say about the people they met: skraelings means "little men" or "barbarians" in Icelandic, and in the Norse records, the skraelings are referred to as poor traders, primitive people who were easily scared off by Viking prowess…

What Evidence is there for Norse Landings in North America?: Vista at Anse aux Meadows, Labrador

What Evidence is there for Norse Landings in North America?

What Evidence is there for Norse Landings in North America?: Vista at Anse aux Meadows, Labrador

The Greenland Estate of the Viking Eirik the Red's Daughter Freydis: Ruins of Gardar, Village Igaliku, Igaliku Fjord, Greenland

The Greenland Estate of the Viking Eirik the Red's Daughter Freydis

The Greenland Estate of the Viking Eirik the Red's Daughter Freydis: Ruins of Gardar, Village Igaliku, Igaliku Fjord, Greenland

Yooniq images - Historic Inuit house from the Thule Culture made out of whale bones, Resolute Bay, Cornwallis Island, Northwest Passage, Nunavut, Canada, Arctic, North America

Yooniq images - Historic Inuit house from the Thule Culture made out of whale bones, Resolute Bay, Cornwallis Island, Northwest Passage, Nunavut, Canada, Arctic, North America

Remains of a Inuit house from the Thule culture, Resolute Bay, Cornwallis Island, Northwest Passage, Nunavut, Canada, Arctic

Remains of a Inuit house from the Thule culture, Resolute Bay, Cornwallis Island, Northwest Passage, Nunavut, Canada, Arctic

Yooniq images - Historic Inuit house from the Thule Culture made out of whale bones, Resolute Bay, Cornwallis Island, Northwest Passage, Nunavut, Canada, Arctic, North America

Yooniq images - Historic Inuit house from the Thule Culture made out of whale bones, Resolute Bay, Cornwallis Island, Northwest Passage, Nunavut, Canada, Arctic, North America

The British Museum’s first blockbuster exhibition in their new temporary exhibition gallery received plenty of publicity, mostly about the arrival of the longest Viking longship ever discovered – or at least, the 20% of its wooden frame that survives, plus a reconstruction of the rest – from Denmark. A new gallery, a giant longship, and Vikings! How could a group of Classicists resist…?

Vikings: Life and Legend

The British Museum’s first blockbuster exhibition in their new temporary exhibition gallery received plenty of publicity, mostly about the arrival of the longest Viking longship ever discovered – or at least, the 20% of its wooden frame that survives, plus a reconstruction of the rest – from Denmark. A new gallery, a giant longship, and Vikings! How could a group of Classicists resist…?

Man of Steel Kryptonian Writing Chart

Man of Steel Kryptonian Writing Chart

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