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The Great Viking Invasion from Denmark

Timeline – World History Documentaries explains “The Great Viking Invasion from Denmark: “This landmark, high-end drama-doc tells the story of why Vikings chose to leave Denmark. With the help of dramatic re-creations and CGI, leading academics examine their actions and explain how cultural integration and the influence of Christianity allowed them to play a huge […]

How The Norsemen Became The Seafaring Vikings

Timeline – World History Documentaries explains “How The Norsemen Became The Seafaring Vikings”: “For nearly 500 years the Norse people dominated the oceans, known by their remarkable ships and known for their death, destruction and burning down of anything in their way. They used sophisticated navigation methods and navigated safely over remarkably long distances. Relive […]

A Tour of the Viking Age

Real Crusades History offers an insightful documentary entitled, “A Tour of the Viking Age”: “Take an incredible journey through the history of the Viking age. Perfect for student studying the period. Viking – the very word epitomizes adventure and ferocity. Though not the most technologically advanced culture of their period, the Vikings nevertheless saw more […]

The Viking Wars of King Alfred’s Britain

Real Crusades History has produced a stellar documentary on the Anglo-Saxon King Alfred the Great and his battles against the pagan Vikings: “Alfred the Great, King of the West Saxons, came to power in the midst of a crisis for the Anglo Saxon Kingdoms of Britain. Viking attacks had escalated into full scale invasions, and […]

A Beautiful Mind

The story of John Forbes Nash, the brilliant Princeton-educated mathematician, who struggled with mental illness was dramatized in 2001 in a film starring actor Russell Crowe as Nash. journalism professor Sylvia Nasar wrote an unauthorized biography in 1999. Erstwhile in 1994, John Forbes Nash, Jr. shared Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his work […]

Ohthere of Hålogaland’s Voyage to the White Sea // Anglo-Saxon Primary Source (890)

Voices of the Past narrates this retelling of Ohthere’s voyage to the White Sea, which he retold to his lord King Alfred. In the late Ninth Century a Norseman arrived at King Alfred of Wessex’s court. The stories he told the king were recorded for posterity by a court scribe. This is a retelling of […]

The Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan – Operation Storm-333

For military history buffs I found this interesting as it came out this past month. Kings and Generals animated historical documentary series on Modern Warfare offers an narrated exposition of the beginning of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979. This video describes the prelude of the invasion, how and why the Marxist USSR dictatorship […]

Why did the Celts Collapse?

Knowledgia asks “Why did the Celts Collapse?” : “The Celts were a people of mysticism, tenacity, and rich culture. Though they lacked a written language for some time, making it hard to document their lives and civilizations for future generations, we have managed to learn a fair amount about these fascinating people. How they rose […]