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The History of Vikings

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A podcast featuring scholarly discussions about Vikings, Norse myth, & the history of medieval Scandinavia & Iceland. Hosted by Noah Tetzner.

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Feel free to get in touch with any questions, comments, or inquiries: noah@thehistoryofvikings.com

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Thingvellir and Viking Assembly Sites with Dr. Alexandra Sanmark
Today I chat with Dr. Alexandra Sanmark, Reader in Medieval Archaeology at the Centre for Nordic Studies at the University of the Highlands and Islands. We discuss assembly sites across the Old Norse World and the significance they had in how the Vikings governed their people. Be sure to check out my new book  The Poetic Edda: A Study Guide. The Poetic Edda is a collection of medieval Icelandic poems about the Norse gods and their human heroes. It is a crucial source for Norse myth and has inspired the literary works of J.R.R. Tolkein and the operas of Richard Wagner. Referenced in Today’s Episode: Viking Law and Order Dr. Sanmark’s Biography, Work, and Publications Recommended Articles by Ancient History Encyclopedia: The Legendary Settlement of Iceland Ragnar Lothbrok Twelve Great Viking Leaders Follow The History of Vikings on YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram. Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim – Framganga & Folkvangr
The Old Norse Language with Dr. John Hines
Today I speak with Dr. John Hines, Professor of Archaeology at the School of History, Archaeology, and Religion at Cardiff University. We discuss the origin of the Old Norse language and the influence it has had across the medieval world. Additionally, we discuss the Old Norse system of writing (runes) and early examples of this type of writing. Be sure to check out my new book  The Poetic Edda: A Study Guide. The Poetic Edda is a collection of medieval Icelandic poems about the Norse gods and their human heroes. It is a crucial source for Norse myth and has inspired the literary works of J.R.R. Tolkein and the operas of Richard Wagner. Referenced in Today’s Episode: Dr. John Hines Biography, Work, and Publications Recommended Articles by Ancient History Encyclopedia: The Vikings in Iceland Vikings TV Series – Truths and Fictions Vikings: Jewelry, Weapons & Social Change at The VIKINGR Exhibition Follow The History of Vikings on YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram. Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim – Framganga & Folkvangr
Why Did the Viking Age Begin? with History with Hilbert
Today I chat with prolific historical YouTuber and good friend Hilbert. In today’s episode, we ask the important question ”Why did the Viking Age begin?” and discuss the causes and effects of the medieval Scandinavians. Referenced in Today’s Episode: History with Hilbert YouTube channel Recommended Articles by Ancient History Encyclopedia: Vikings Vikings TV Series – Truths and Fictions The Vikings in Ireland Follow The History of Vikings on YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram. Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim – Framganga
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Started
Apr 19th, 2018
Latest Episode
Oct 15th, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
80
Avg. Episode Length
32 minutes
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