4. Vikings were a unified army

4. Vikings were a unified army

Due to the difficult geographic location, the Scandinavian people were very spread out to conserve limited farmland. In addition, the penetration of Christianity caused many great divisions among the people still worshipping the traditional Nordic pantheon, further...
3. They were natural blondes

3. They were natural blondes

Although blondness is a common Scandinavian trait, many Vikings were brunettes and redheads. However, mousier Vikings bleached their hair with lye to appear blonder. Lye also helped with another Viking complaint – lice. NEXT (4 of...
5 Surprising Myths About Vikings – Debunked

5 Surprising Myths About Vikings – Debunked

1. Vikings wore horned helmets This most be the biggest misconception about Vikings, but the fact remains, there are no records of such helmets having ever existed. All depictions of Viking helmets dating to the Viking age, show helmets with no horns and the only...
Western – New movie from Vikings Star

Western – New movie from Vikings Star

“Western” Release: 2018 Director: Roger Donaldson Starring: Remaining cast unknown Fimmel's Character: Stanislaus Katczinsky Plot: This acclaimed war film, based on a 1929 novel, is based on the frank portrayal of one soldier's experiences on the...