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"The Vikings were among the fiercest warriors of all time. Yet only a select few carried the ultimate weapon of their era: the feared Ulfberht sword. Fashioned using a process that would remain unknown to the Vikings' rivals for centuries, the Ulfberht was a revolutionary high-tech tool as well as a work of art."

"The Vikings were among the fiercest warriors of all time. Yet only a select few carried the ultimate weapon of their era: the feared Ulfberht sword. Fashioned using a process that would remain unknown to the Vikings' rivals for centuries, the Ulfberht was a revolutionary high-tech tool as well as a work of art."

This image contains a side-by-side comparison  between an authentic and reproduction of the Ulfberht sword. Produced by an unknown process for a two-hundred year period, these swords stood far superior in quality to others of the same era. As such, the mystery and prestige of these weapons inspires that held by the blades in the legends of the Anglo-Saxons and the Vikings.

This image contains a side-by-side comparison between an authentic and reproduction of the Ulfberht sword. Produced by an unknown process for a two-hundred year period, these swords stood far superior in quality to others of the same era. As such, the mystery and prestige of these weapons inspires that held by the blades in the legends of the Anglo-Saxons and the Vikings.

The Vikings were among the fiercest warriors of all time.Yet only a select few carried the ultimate weapon of their era:the feared Ulfberht sword. Fashioned using a process that would remain unknown to the Vikings' rivals for centuries, the Ulfberht was a revolutionary high-tech tool as well as a work of art. Considered one of the greatest swords ever made, it remains a fearsome weapon more than a millennium after it last saw battle.

The Vikings were among the fiercest warriors of all time.Yet only a select few carried the ultimate weapon of their era:the feared Ulfberht sword. Fashioned using a process that would remain unknown to the Vikings' rivals for centuries, the Ulfberht was a revolutionary high-tech tool as well as a work of art. Considered one of the greatest swords ever made, it remains a fearsome weapon more than a millennium after it last saw battle.

The Viking Daneaxe ~ one of the most feared viking weapons, the Daneaxe had an average shaft length of 5 feet and a lightweight razorsharp blade.  Hacking your opponents could be done without them getting near.  A notorious historical tale tells about a single Berserker that killed approximately 500 Anglo-Saxons at the battle of Stamford Bridge in 1066.

The Viking Daneaxe ~ one of the most feared viking weapons, the Daneaxe had an average shaft length of 5 feet and a lightweight razorsharp blade. Hacking your opponents could be done without them getting near. A notorious historical tale tells about a single Berserker that killed approximately 500 Anglo-Saxons at the battle of Stamford Bridge in 1066.

Sword Fighting As It Was For the Vikings--very interesting depiction of how they really fought as opposed to some Hollywood versions.

Sword Fighting As It Was For the Vikings--very interesting depiction of how they really fought as opposed to some Hollywood versions.

Viking age wolf tooth spears, the collected thread - History - Bladesmith's…

Viking age wolf tooth spears, the collected thread - History - Bladesmith's…

Considered one of the greatest swords ever made. HERE to read more: http://runevapor.com/ulfberht-swords-honor/

Considered one of the greatest swords ever made. HERE to read more: http://runevapor.com/ulfberht-swords-honor/

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