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Vikings Overview (Raids, Locations, Characteristics)
The Vikings were a Scandinavian people highly active in Europe between the ninth and eleventh centuries as raiders, traders and settlers. A mixture of ...
http://europeanhistory.about.com/od/thevikings/p/overvikings.htm
Horned Helmets - Viking Myths and Facts
Did Vikings Wear Horned Helmets? - The Truth Behind Vikings Horned Helmets.
http://europeanhistory.about.com/od/thevikings/a/histmyths6.htm
Who Were the Vikings? - About Archaeology
The Vikings were a farming culture, who originated in Scandinavia about the 4th century AD, and began to spread out and conquer the Europe in the 9th century ...
http://archaeology.about.com/od/vikings/qt/vikings.htm
Medieval Scandinavian History - Vikings in the Middle Ages
Though notorious for their fearsome Viking raids, Scandinavians were also farmers and craftsmen. Find out more about this complex society that began in ...
http://historymedren.about.com/od/vikingsscandinavia/
Vikings and Saxons at the Battle of Maldon
The Battle of Maldon was fought in 991 during the Viking invasions of Britain. Sailing up the River Blackwater, Viking forces attacked the Saxons near Maldon.
http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/battleswarsto1000/p/Viking-Invasions-Battle-Of-Maldon.htm
Viking Raids - Early Medieval Practice of Viking Raids
Viking raids were a characteristic of the Scandinavian early medieval pirates called the Vikings, particularly during the first 50 years of the Viking Age (~793- 850)
http://archaeology.about.com/od/vikings/qt/viking_raid.htm
Viking History - About.com Guide to the Ancient Norse
The Viking Age was a time of great change on the European continent. The Viking Age traditionally refers to the period in northern Europe between the first ...
http://archaeology.about.com/od/vterms/qt/viking_age.htm
Medieval Atlas - Maps of Scandinavia - Medieval Scandinavian ...
... lands they conquered. You can find related materials about the history of the Vikings and Scandinavia through the Middle Ages in the Vikings Subject Index.
http://historymedren.about.com/library/atlas/blatscandex.htm
Vikings - Ancient Norse Explorers - About Archaeology
While it would debatable to call the Vikings a civilization they were certainly explorers and their sites are found all over northern Europe into Germany and ...
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Viking Timeline - About Archaeology
A Viking Timeline, showing the major events of the Viking Age as they colonized, or attempted to colonize, Europe and North America.
http://archaeology.about.com/od/vikings/g/viking_timeline.htm
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