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Incredible Viking Fort Discovered

museum-of-artifacts: “ Trelleborg - Viking ring fortess. Zealand, 980 AD There are four gates into the fortress, and the gates are connected to each other by wooden blocked streets, which intersect at.

10 Amazing Viking Sites in Norway for Fans of Vikings - These incredible sites are in one the world's most beautiful places. Rich with history and legends.

10 Amazing Viking Sites in Norway for Fans of Vikings - These incredible sites are in one the world's most beautiful places. Rich with history and legends.

Sweden's incredible botanical gardens - boasting over 16,000 species and a huge rock-gardens.

Sweden's incredible botanical gardens - boasting over species and a huge rock-gardens. I beautiful place to spend an afternoon.

Viking-Name-Generator (for fun)

Viking-Name-Generator (for fun)

Vikings: Sketch showing a Viking corpse before interment, based on Norse grave finds at Cumwhitton, near Carlisle, England.  The image shows an artist's impression of one of the graves. A dressed figure lies on a piece of linen, his possessions arranged around him.

Vikings: Sketch showing a Viking corpse before interment, based on Norse grave finds at Cumwhitton, near Carlisle, England.

The Glavendrup stone. Fyn Denmark.  The Stone were raised by a rich woman Ragnhild to commemorated here dead husband.  Along with her sons, she erected the rune stone at Glavendrup on Fyn. Ragnhild placed this stone in memory of Alle Sølve...  Alle's sons made this monument in memory of their father, and the wife in memory of her husband. And Sóti carved these runes in memory of his lord…

The Glavendrup stone. It was raised by Ragnhild and her sons.

Bække stone 2 (900-950). Found in Bække, 1852. Rune stone, Viking Age.

Denmarks National Museum has a new app where you can see pictures and get…

Haithabu near Denmark. Re-creation of the Viking Village- one of the largest merchant towns of the viking age

ヴァイキング湊町 デンマーク ヘーゼビュー Haithabu (Hedeby) near Denmark (Jutland). Re-creation of Viking Town. Together with Birka in Sweden, it was one of the most important trading center, for goods to- and fro Asia. Even arab traders from Constantinople visited it!

Bork Viking Harbour with reproduction houses and Viking ship.  Photograph by the Ringkøbing- Skjern Museum.

Bork Viking Harbour with reproduction houses and Viking ship. Photograph by the Ringkøbing- Skjern Museum.

Triquetra - symbolizes the Sacred Power of Three.  This one so expertly and beautifully created by a metalsmith named Cacaio Tavares.

trinity knot, present in multiple cultures throughout the world in various styles; most commonly recognized as Celtic/ Norse.thinking about getting a Celtic knot tatt while in Ireland this spring

Gorm den gamle

Gorm den gamle

Gorm den Gamle og dronning Thyras gravhøje i Jelling. - Saxo skriver om dronning Thyra: Harald gav hende en prægtig Ligfærd og jordede hende under almindelig Landesorg ved Siden af sin Faders Gravhøj; ti der var intet Hus, der ej genlød af Klage og Kvide over så stort et Tab, og de troede, at med denne ene Kvindes Død var også Danmarks Lykke ude. Der er nu også en Kirke at skue mellem begge Ægtefællers Høje. (Jørgen Olriks oversættelse fra 1912).

Gorm den Gamle og dronning Thyras gravhøje i Jelling. - Saxo skriver om dronning Thyra: Harald gav hende en prægtig Ligfærd og jordede hende under almindelig Landesorg ved Siden af sin Faders Gravhøj; ti der var intet Hus, der ej genlød af Klage og Kvide over så stort et Tab, og de troede, at med denne ene Kvindes Død var også Danmarks Lykke ude. Der er nu også en Kirke at skue mellem begge Ægtefællers Høje. (Jørgen Olriks oversættelse fra 1912).

Viking carved ship’s head. Oseberg, 9th century AD - Museum of artifacts

Viking carved ship’s head. Oseberg, 9th century AD - Museum of artifacts

Findings from a Viking cremation grave at Sollerön, Sweden. c. 10th century AD

Viking - the last rest stop . Findings from a Viking cremation grave at Sollerön, Sweden