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Vikings Live: A Tour from the British Museum

A 2014 broadcast, “presented by Bettany Hughes and Michael Wood, featuring the largest Viking warship ever found, Roskilde 6 along with interviews with Viking scholars from across the world. Michael and Bettany explore the Viking world from the homelands to its farthest reaches, Viking ship craft, trading, warfare and religion are brought to life through […]

Ryan Reeves’ documentary on the Vikings

Ryan Reeves (Ph.D. Cambridge) explains the encroachments that Vikings made upon Christendom, and the activities of the Lindnisfarne monastery among others, which were subjected to continual raids and periodic episodes of plunder at the hands of the pagan Vikings. The cultural exchange that transpired between pagan Norsemen and the Christian Anglo-Saxons and Britons that they […]

The Surprising Political Skill of the Vikings

Timeline – World History Documentaries presents a documentary on “The Surprising Political Skill of the Vikings”: “In the second half of the 900s, the Vikings return to France, but this time they choose unification over robbery. With a political connection, this paves the way for the Duchy of Normandy.”

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

God is sovereign over the affairs of men

“Governing under the authority of God our empire which was delivered to us by the Heavenly Majesty, we both conduct wars successfully and render peace honorable, and we uphold the condition of the state. We so lift up our minds toward the help of the omnipotent God that we do not place our trust in […]