Voyages of a Viking Woman w/ Nancy Marie Brown

Today I chat with Nancy Marie Brown about Gudrid, an Icelandic voyager, who sailed to North America. Support this podcast by subscribing to Medieval Warfare Magazine (https://www.karwansaraypublishers.com/landing/medieval_warfare_thv_d) . P.S. - You can save 10% off of your subscription by using the coupon code ''VIKINGS'' at checkout. Referenced in Today’s Episode: (https://amzn.to/3hjxXYe) (Non-fiction) (https://amzn.to/2OEM4ez) (Fiction) Nancy's Website (https://nancymariebrown.blogspot.com/) Follow The History of Vikings on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim – Framganga & Folkvangr (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: Aug. 3, 2020, 4 a.m.

The Vikings in Russia w/ Dr. Elizabeth Ashman Rowe

Today I chat with Dr. Elizabeth Ashman Rowe about the Vikings in Russia. Support this podcast by subscribing to Medieval Warfare Magazine (https://www.karwansaraypublishers.com/landing/medieval_warfare_thv_d) . P.S. - You can save 10% off of your subscription by using the coupon code ''VIKINGS'' at checkout. Referenced in Today’s Episode: (https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/writing-battles-9781788316743/) (http://www.brepols.net/Pages/ShowProduct.aspx?prod_id=IS-9782503579023-1) Follow The History of Vikings on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim – Framganga & Folkvangr (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: July 27, 2020, 4 a.m.

The Saga of the Volsungs w/ Dr. Jesse Byock

Today I speak with Dr. Jesse Byock about the illustrious Saga of the Volsungs. Support this podcast by subscribing to Medieval Warfare Magazine (https://www.karwansaraypublishers.com/landing/medieval_warfare_thv_d) . P.S. - You can save 10% off of your subscription by using the coupon code ''VIKINGS'' at checkout. Referenced in Today’s Episode: (https://amzn.to/3fLLWpv) (Learn Old Norse Textbook) (https://amzn.to/2ODSjzt) (Learn Old Norse Reader) Oldnorse.org (https://oldnorse.org/) Follow The History of Vikings on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim – Framganga & Folkvangr (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: July 20, 2020, 4 a.m.

Warfare in Medieval Iceland w/ Peter Konieczny

Today I speak with Peter Konieczny, Editor of Medieval Warfare Magazine. Support this podcast by subscribing to Medieval Warfare Magazine (https://www.karwansaraypublishers.com/landing/medieval_warfare_thv_d) . P.S. - You can save 10% off of your subscription by using the coupon code ''VIKINGS'' at checkout. Referenced in Today’s Episode: - An English Translation (https://deremilitari.org/2016/09/warfare-in-thirteenth-century-iceland/) (https://amzn.to/2MCCh7N) Follow The History of Vikings on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim – Framganga & Folkvangr (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: June 8, 2020, 4 a.m.

Vikings in the Frankish Empire w/ Dr. Christian Cooijmans

Today I speak with Dr. Christian Cooijmans about Vikings in the Frankish Empire. TEXT ''FRANKISH'' to ''55-444'' to enter the book giveaway! Referenced in Today’s Episode: (https://amzn.to/35Ab66q) Follow The History of Vikings on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim – Framganga & Folkvangr (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: May 6, 2020, 4 a.m.

Women of the Viking World w/ Dr. Jóhanna Katrín Friðriksdóttir

Today I speak with my friend, Dr. Jóhanna Katrín Friðriksdóttir, about the women of the Viking World. TEXT ''VIKING WOMEN'' to ''55-444'' to enter the book giveaway! Referenced in Today’s Episode: Podcorn (https://podcorn.com/) (https://amzn.to/35hQcJ0) Follow The History of Vikings on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim – Framganga & Folkvangr (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: April 30, 2020, 4 a.m.

Harald Hardrada: Warrior King of Norway with Dr. Nic Fields

Today I chat with classical historian, Nic Fields about Harald Hardrada of Norway. Support the show and visit our sponsor https://www.vkngjewelry.com/discount/NOAH20 (https://www.vkngjewelry.com/discount/NOAH20) Referenced in Today’s Episode: (https://amzn.to/2xRUEkV) Follow The History of Vikings on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim – Framganga (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: March 20, 2020, 9:29 p.m.

Harald Hardrada: Warrior King of Norway w/ Dr. Nic Fields

Today I chat with classical historian, Nic Fields about Harald Hardrada of Norway. Support the show and visit our sponsor https://www.vkngjewelry.com/discount/NOAH20 (https://www.vkngjewelry.com/discount/NOAH20) Referenced in Today’s Episode: (https://amzn.to/2xRUEkV) Follow The History of Vikings on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim – Framganga (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: March 20, 2020, 9:29 p.m.

Njáls Saga with Dr. Jón Karl Helgason

Today I chat with Dr. Jón Karl Helgason, professor in the Department of Icelandic and Comparative Cultural Studies at the University of Iceland. We discuss the widely popular and controversial Njáls Saga. Support the show and visit our sponsor https://www.vkngjewelry.com/discount/NOAH20 (https://www.vkngjewelry.com/discount/NOAH20) Referenced in Today’s Episode: (https://amzn.to/2I7FKJq) (https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/rewriting-of-njals-saga-translation-politics-and-icelandic-sagas-jon-karl-helgason/1101380476;jsessionid=F0087B114DA3C0B59DFF1FDE4FEA9840.prodny_store01-atgap15?ean=9781853594571) Follow The History of Vikings on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim – Framganga (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: Feb. 29, 2020, 5 a.m.

Njáls Saga w/ Dr. Jón Karl Helgason

Today I chat with Dr. Jón Karl Helgason, professor in the Department of Icelandic and Comparative Cultural Studies at the University of Iceland. We discuss the widely popular and controversial Njáls Saga. Support the show and visit our sponsor https://www.vkngjewelry.com/discount/NOAH20 (https://www.vkngjewelry.com/discount/NOAH20) Referenced in Today’s Episode: (https://amzn.to/2I7FKJq) (https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/rewriting-of-njals-saga-translation-politics-and-icelandic-sagas-jon-karl-helgason/1101380476;jsessionid=F0087B114DA3C0B59DFF1FDE4FEA9840.prodny_store01-atgap15?ean=9781853594571) Follow The History of Vikings on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim – Framganga (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: Feb. 29, 2020, 5 a.m.

Norse Religious Rituals & Poetry with Dr. Simon Nygaard

Today I chat with Dr. Simon Nygaard, a scholar of Old Norse religion at Aarhus University in Denmark. We discuss religious rituals pre-Christian Scandinavia and how the Norse could have worshiped their gods through poetry. Support the show and visit our sponsor https://www.vkngjewelry.com/discount/NOAH20 (https://www.vkngjewelry.com/discount/NOAH20) Referenced in Today’s Episode: Dr. Nygaard on Academia.edu (https://au.academia.edu/SimonNygaard) An Interview with Dr. Nygaard on The Nordic Mythology Channel (https://youtu.be/NoRQTRDuGa0) Dr. Nygaard on Twitter (https://twitter.com/noharedontcare) Follow The History of Vikings on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim – Framganga (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: Feb. 8, 2020, 4 a.m.

Norse Religious Rituals & Poetry w/ Dr. Simon Nygaard

Today I chat with Dr. Simon Nygaard, a scholar of Old Norse religion at Aarhus University in Denmark. We discuss religious rituals pre-Christian Scandinavia and how the Norse could have worshiped their gods through poetry. Support the show and visit our sponsor https://www.vkngjewelry.com/discount/NOAH20 (https://www.vkngjewelry.com/discount/NOAH20) Referenced in Today’s Episode: Dr. Nygaard on Academia.edu (https://au.academia.edu/SimonNygaard) An Interview with Dr. Nygaard on The Nordic Mythology Channel (https://youtu.be/NoRQTRDuGa0) Dr. Nygaard on Twitter (https://twitter.com/noharedontcare) Follow The History of Vikings on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim – Framganga (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: Feb. 8, 2020, 4 a.m.

Announcing ''Victoria's World''!

I am pleased to announce the release of my new history podcast (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/victorias-world/id1491810901) ! You can find the podcast on all major podcasting platforms and via the links below. Referenced in Today's Episode: on Apple Podcasts (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/victorias-world/id1491810901) on Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/show/7goRwLVfeYOkuKcIhHREdk) (https://www.circeinstitute.org/blog/introducing-victorias-world) Follow The History of Vikings on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries noah@thehistoryofvikings.com

History
Published: Jan. 14, 2020, 5 a.m.

The Death of Baldr

Today, I’m delighted to present a very special episode of the podcast curated by my friend Daniel Allison. Daniel is the host of the House of Legends Podcast, where he retells the world’s greatest myths, legends, and selections of folklore. In addition to this, he is the author of a new book titled (https://amzn.to/35UXkdW) - a fantasy adventure that is set in Prehistoric Scotland.  Referenced in Today’s Episode: House of Legends Podcast (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/house-of-legends/id1463264216) Follow The History of Vikings on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Intérieurs lointains - Nidhogg - Norse Ambient (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbC_loQZUhigQWqLbkoizog)

History
Published: Dec. 30, 2019, 4 a.m.

Viking Warrior Women with Dr. Leszek Gardeła

Today I chat with Dr. Leszek Gardeła, an archeologist and Viking Age specialist from the University of Bergen, Norway. We discuss the controversial topic of Viking warrior women and whether Norse women fought in combat during the Middle Ages. Referenced in Today’s Episode: 1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories and Mysteries (https://apple.co/2Ps7qNz) Amazons of the North Video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RdeMmkBXqHQ&feature=emb_title) Follow Amazons of the North on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/Amazons-of-the-North-Armed-Females-in-the-Viking-Age-126517371437469/) Follow Dr. Gardeła on Academia.edu (https://uni-bonn.academia.edu/LeszekGardela) Follow The History of Vikings on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim – Framganga & Folkvangr (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: Dec. 17, 2019, 4 a.m.

Viking Warrior Women w/ Dr. Leszek Gardeła

Today I chat with Dr. Leszek Gardeła, an archeologist and Viking Age specialist from the University of Bergen, Norway. We discuss the controversial topic of Viking warrior women and whether Norse women fought in combat during the Middle Ages. Referenced in Today’s Episode: 1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories and Mysteries (https://apple.co/2Ps7qNz) Amazons of the North Video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RdeMmkBXqHQ&feature=emb_title) Follow Amazons of the North on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/Amazons-of-the-North-Armed-Females-in-the-Viking-Age-126517371437469/) Follow Dr. Gardeła on Academia.edu (https://uni-bonn.academia.edu/LeszekGardela) Follow The History of Vikings on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim – Framganga & Folkvangr (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: Dec. 17, 2019, 4 a.m.

Yule: The Norse Winter Holiday with Dr. Mathias Nordvig

Today I chat with Dr. Mathias Nordvig of the University of Colorado Boulder. He teaches Pre-Christian Nordic mythologies, Scandinavian folklore, North Atlantic and Greenlandic literature, reception history of the Viking Age in the Nordic Studies Program there. We discuss the Norse winter holiday of Yule and how it was celebrated during the Viking Age. Referenced in Today’s Episode: (amzn.to/2GAfdEz) The Artwork of Thomas Denmark (https://society6.com/thomasdenmark)  The Nordic Mythology Channel (https://nordicmythologychannel.com/) Follow Dr. Nordvig on Academia.edu (https://colorado.academia.edu/MathiasNordvig) Follow The History of Vikings on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim – Framganga & Folkvangr (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: Dec. 6, 2019, 4 a.m.

Yule: The Norse Winter Holiday w/ Dr. Mathias Nordvig

Today I chat with Dr. Mathias Nordvig of the University of Colorado Boulder. He teaches Pre-Christian Nordic mythologies, Scandinavian folklore, North Atlantic and Greenlandic literature, reception history of the Viking Age in the Nordic Studies Program there. We discuss the Norse winter holiday of Yule and how it was celebrated during the Viking Age. Referenced in Today’s Episode: (amzn.to/2GAfdEz) The Artwork of Thomas Denmark (https://society6.com/thomasdenmark)  The Nordic Mythology Channel (https://nordicmythologychannel.com/) Follow Dr. Nordvig on Academia.edu (https://colorado.academia.edu/MathiasNordvig) Follow The History of Vikings on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim – Framganga & Folkvangr (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: Dec. 6, 2019, 4 a.m.

Havamal – Odin’s Words of Wisdom with Dr. Jackson Crawford

Today I speak with Dr. Jackson Crawford, an Old Norse specialist, and translator teaching at the University of Colorado Boulder. We discuss the Old Norse poem Hávamál and how it contributes to our understanding of Norse myth and literature. Referenced in Today’s Episode: The History of Vikings YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0pmAwjsX-qQlVSBGcDbWTQ) History Time (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCN9v4QG3AQEP3zuRvVs2dAg) Voices of the Past (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqoGR_EedlhKDVuWNwYWRbg) (https://amzn.to/2OUOy8j) (https://amzn.to/2rDPjLe) (https://amzn.to/2OX8lns) Recommended Articles by Ancient History Encyclopedia (https://www.ancient.eu/) : (https://www.ancient.eu/Edda/) (https://www.ancient.eu/odin/) (https://www.ancient.eu/Norse_Mythology/) Follow The History of Vikings on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim – Framganga & Folkvangr (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: Nov. 29, 2019, 4 a.m.

Havamal – Odin’s Words of Wisdom w/ Dr. Jackson Crawford

Today I speak with Dr. Jackson Crawford, an Old Norse specialist, and translator teaching at the University of Colorado Boulder. We discuss the Old Norse poem Hávamál and how it contributes to our understanding of Norse myth and literature. Referenced in Today’s Episode: The History of Vikings YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0pmAwjsX-qQlVSBGcDbWTQ) History Time (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCN9v4QG3AQEP3zuRvVs2dAg) Voices of the Past (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqoGR_EedlhKDVuWNwYWRbg) (https://amzn.to/2OUOy8j) (https://amzn.to/2rDPjLe) (https://amzn.to/2OX8lns) Recommended Articles by Ancient History Encyclopedia (https://www.ancient.eu/) : (https://www.ancient.eu/Edda/) (https://www.ancient.eu/odin/) (https://www.ancient.eu/Norse_Mythology/) Follow The History of Vikings on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim – Framganga & Folkvangr (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: Nov. 29, 2019, 4 a.m.

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   (https://amzn.to/2ZJTU9T) . 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 (https://amzn.to/2oK6CsL) Dr. Sanmark’s Biography, Work, and Publications (https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/research-enterprise/cultural/institute-for-northern-studies/staff/dr-alexandra-sanmark-fsa-fsa-scot-frhist/) Recommended Articles by  Ancient History Encyclopedia (http://ancient.eu/) : The Legendary Settlement of Iceland (https://www.ancient.eu/article/1317/the-legendary-settlement-of-iceland/) Ragnar Lothbrok (https://www.ancient.eu/Ragnar_Lothbrok/) Twelve Great Viking Leaders (https://www.ancient.eu/article/1296/twelve-great-viking-leaders/) Follow The History of Vikings on  Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries  noah@thehistoryofvikings.com (mailto:noah@thehistoryofvikings.com) Music: Danheim – Framganga & Folkvangr (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: Oct. 16, 2019, 3 a.m.

Thingvellir and Viking Assembly Sites w/ 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   (https://amzn.to/2ZJTU9T) . 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 (https://amzn.to/2oK6CsL) Dr. Sanmark’s Biography, Work, and Publications (https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/research-enterprise/cultural/institute-for-northern-studies/staff/dr-alexandra-sanmark-fsa-fsa-scot-frhist/) Recommended Articles by  Ancient History Encyclopedia (http://ancient.eu/) : The Legendary Settlement of Iceland (https://www.ancient.eu/article/1317/the-legendary-settlement-of-iceland/) Ragnar Lothbrok (https://www.ancient.eu/Ragnar_Lothbrok/) Twelve Great Viking Leaders (https://www.ancient.eu/article/1296/twelve-great-viking-leaders/) Follow The History of Vikings on  Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries  noah@thehistoryofvikings.com (mailto:noah@thehistoryofvikings.com) Music: Danheim – Framganga & Folkvangr (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: Oct. 16, 2019, 3 a.m.

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   (https://amzn.to/2ZJTU9T) . 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 (https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/people/view/73028-hines-john) Recommended Articles by  Ancient History Encyclopedia (http://ancient.eu/) : The Vikings in Iceland (https://www.ancient.eu/article/1310/the-vikings-in-iceland/) Vikings TV Series – Truths and Fictions (https://www.ancient.eu/article/1285/vikings-tv-series---truths-and-fictions/) Vikings: Jewelry, Weapons & Social Change at The VIKINGR Exhibition (https://www.ancient.eu/article/1388/vikings-jewelry-weapons--social-change-at-the-viki/) Follow The History of Vikings on  Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries  noah@thehistoryofvikings.com (mailto:noah@thehistoryofvikings.com) Music: Danheim – Framganga & Folkvangr (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: Sept. 16, 2019, 10 a.m.

The Old Norse Language w/ 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   (https://amzn.to/2ZJTU9T) . 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 (https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/people/view/73028-hines-john) Recommended Articles by  Ancient History Encyclopedia (http://ancient.eu/) : The Vikings in Iceland (https://www.ancient.eu/article/1310/the-vikings-in-iceland/) Vikings TV Series – Truths and Fictions (https://www.ancient.eu/article/1285/vikings-tv-series---truths-and-fictions/) Vikings: Jewelry, Weapons & Social Change at The VIKINGR Exhibition (https://www.ancient.eu/article/1388/vikings-jewelry-weapons--social-change-at-the-viki/) Follow The History of Vikings on  Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries  noah@thehistoryofvikings.com (mailto:noah@thehistoryofvikings.com) Music: Danheim – Framganga & Folkvangr (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: Sept. 16, 2019, 10 a.m.

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 (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1Zc6_BhPXiCWZlrZP4EsEg) Recommended Articles by  Ancient History Encyclopedia (http://ancient.eu/) : Vikings (https://www.ancient.eu/Vikings/) Vikings TV Series – Truths and Fictions (https://www.ancient.eu/article/1285/vikings-tv-series---truths-and-fictions/) Ireland (https://www.ancient.eu/article/1162/the-vikings-in-ireland/) Follow The History of Vikings on  Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries  noah@thehistoryofvikings.com (mailto:noah@thehistoryofvikings.com) Music: Danheim – Framganga (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: Sept. 8, 2019, 10 a.m.

Why Did the Viking Age Begin? w/ 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 (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1Zc6_BhPXiCWZlrZP4EsEg) Recommended Articles by  Ancient History Encyclopedia (http://ancient.eu/) : Vikings (https://www.ancient.eu/Vikings/) Vikings TV Series – Truths and Fictions (https://www.ancient.eu/article/1285/vikings-tv-series---truths-and-fictions/) Ireland (https://www.ancient.eu/article/1162/the-vikings-in-ireland/) Follow The History of Vikings on  Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries  noah@thehistoryofvikings.com (mailto:noah@thehistoryofvikings.com) Music: Danheim – Framganga (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: Sept. 8, 2019, 10 a.m.

Announcing ''The Poetic Edda: A Study Guide!''

Today I have the pleasure of announcing the release of a new book titled (https://amzn.to/2ZJTU9T) . 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. Recommended Articles by  Ancient History Encyclopedia (http://ancient.eu/) : Edda (https://www.ancient.eu/Edda/) Norse Mythology (https://www.ancient.eu/Norse_Mythology/) Ten Legendary Female Viking Warriors (https://www.ancient.eu/article/1300/ten-legendary-female-viking-warriors/) Follow The History of Vikings on  Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries  noah@thehistoryofvikings.com (mailto:noah@thehistoryofvikings.com) Music: Danheim – Framganga (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: Sept. 2, 2019, 10 a.m.

Tolkien’s Old Norse Influences with Dr. Ármann Jakobsson

Today I chat with Dr. Ármann Jakobsson, Professor of medieval Icelandic literature at the University of Iceland. We discuss the ways in which Old Norse literature inspired the literary works of J.R.R. Tolkien. Referenced in Today’s Episode: Dr. Jakobsson’s Website & Work (https://armannjakobsson.academia.edu/) Follow Dr. Jakobsson on Academia.edu (https://hi.academia.edu/%C3%81rmannJakobsson) Recommended Articles by  Ancient History Encyclopedia (http://ancient.eu/) : Norse Ghosts & the Afterlife (https://www.ancient.eu/article/1290/norse-ghosts--the-afterlife/) Norse Ghosts & Funerary Rites (https://www.ancient.eu/article/1291/norse-ghosts--funerary-rites/) Edda (https://www.ancient.eu/Edda/) Saga (https://www.ancient.eu/Saga/) Follow The History of Vikings on  Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries  noah@thehistoryofvikings.com (mailto:noah@thehistoryofvikings.com) Music: Danheim – Framganga (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: Aug. 26, 2019, 10 a.m.

Tolkien’s Old Norse Influences w/ Dr. Ármann Jakobsson

Today I chat with Dr. Ármann Jakobsson, Professor of medieval Icelandic literature at the University of Iceland. We discuss the ways in which Old Norse literature inspired the literary works of J.R.R. Tolkien. Referenced in Today’s Episode: Dr. Jakobsson’s Website & Work (https://armannjakobsson.academia.edu/) Follow Dr. Jakobsson on Academia.edu (https://hi.academia.edu/%C3%81rmannJakobsson) Recommended Articles by  Ancient History Encyclopedia (http://ancient.eu/) : Norse Ghosts & the Afterlife (https://www.ancient.eu/article/1290/norse-ghosts--the-afterlife/) Norse Ghosts & Funerary Rites (https://www.ancient.eu/article/1291/norse-ghosts--funerary-rites/) Edda (https://www.ancient.eu/Edda/) Saga (https://www.ancient.eu/Saga/) Follow The History of Vikings on  Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries  noah@thehistoryofvikings.com (mailto:noah@thehistoryofvikings.com) Music: Danheim – Framganga (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: Aug. 26, 2019, 10 a.m.

Historical Worship of the Norse Gods with Dr. Terry Gunnell

Today I chat with Dr. Terry Gunnell, Professor of Folkloristics at the University of Iceland. We discuss the historical worship of the Norse gods and the evidence available for this in literature, archeology, and runic inscriptions.  Referenced in Today’s Episode: Dr. Gunnell’s Books & More of His Work (https://notendur.hi.is/terry/terry.htm) Eitri – The Norse Artifacts Database (http://eitridb.com/) Follow Dr. Gunnell on Academia.edu (https://hi.academia.edu/TerryGunnell) Recommended Articles by  Ancient History Encyclopedia (http://ancient.eu) : Norse Ghosts & the Afterlife (https://www.ancient.eu/article/1290/norse-ghosts--the-afterlife/) Norse Ghosts & Funerary Rites (https://www.ancient.eu/article/1291/norse-ghosts--funerary-rites/) Norse-Viking Symbols & Meanings (https://www.ancient.eu/article/1309/norse-viking-symbols--meanings/) Follow The History of Vikings on  Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries  noah@thehistoryofvikings.com (mailto:noah@thehistoryofvikings.com) Music: Danheim – Framganga (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: Aug. 5, 2019, 10 a.m.

Historical Worship of the Norse Gods w/ Dr. Terry Gunnell

Today I chat with Dr. Terry Gunnell, Professor of Folkloristics at the University of Iceland. We discuss the historical worship of the Norse gods and the evidence available for this in literature, archeology, and runic inscriptions.  Referenced in Today’s Episode: Dr. Gunnell’s Books & More of His Work (https://notendur.hi.is/terry/terry.htm) Eitri – The Norse Artifacts Database (http://eitridb.com/) Follow Dr. Gunnell on Academia.edu (https://hi.academia.edu/TerryGunnell) Recommended Articles by  Ancient History Encyclopedia (http://ancient.eu) : Norse Ghosts & the Afterlife (https://www.ancient.eu/article/1290/norse-ghosts--the-afterlife/) Norse Ghosts & Funerary Rites (https://www.ancient.eu/article/1291/norse-ghosts--funerary-rites/) Norse-Viking Symbols & Meanings (https://www.ancient.eu/article/1309/norse-viking-symbols--meanings/) Follow The History of Vikings on  Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries  noah@thehistoryofvikings.com (mailto:noah@thehistoryofvikings.com) Music: Danheim – Framganga (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: Aug. 5, 2019, 10 a.m.

The Life & Legend of Ragnar Lothbrok with Dr. Elizabeth Ashman Rowe

Today I had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Elizabeth Ashman Rowe of Cambridge University about the life and legend of Ragnar Lothbrok. In this episode, we discuss historical sources for his life and how studying him can contribute to a greater understanding of the Viking Age. Referenced in Today’s Episode: Vikings in the West: The Legend of Ragnarr Lodbrok and His Sons (https://www.fassbaender.com/Nach-Hersteller/Ashman-Rowe-Elisabeth/) (https://amzn.to/2Yq1NRc) Follow The History of Vikings on  Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries  noah@thehistoryofvikings.com (mailto:noah@thehistoryofvikings.com) Music: Danheim – Framganga (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: July 29, 2019, 10 a.m.

The Life & Legend of Ragnar Lothbrok w/ Dr. Elizabeth Ashman Rowe

Today I had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Elizabeth Ashman Rowe of Cambridge University about the life and legend of Ragnar Lothbrok. In this episode, we discuss historical sources for his life and how studying him can contribute to a greater understanding of the Viking Age. Referenced in Today’s Episode: Vikings in the West: The Legend of Ragnarr Lodbrok and His Sons (https://www.fassbaender.com/Nach-Hersteller/Ashman-Rowe-Elisabeth/) (https://amzn.to/2Yq1NRc) Follow The History of Vikings on  Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries  noah@thehistoryofvikings.com (mailto:noah@thehistoryofvikings.com) Music: Danheim – Framganga (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: July 29, 2019, 10 a.m.

The Life & Work of Snorri Sturluson with Dr. Vésteinn Ólason

Today I chat with Dr. Vésteinn Ólason former director of the Arni Magnusson Institute, the foremost repository of old Icelandic manuscripts. He is also a retired professor of literature and an author who has written numerous books on literary history and criticism. We discuss the life and work of medieval Icelandic historian Snorri Sturluson. Referenced in Today’s Episode: Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies (https://www.arnastofnun.is/is) Follow The History of Vikings on  Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries  noah@thehistoryofvikings.com (mailto:noah@thehistoryofvikings.com) Music: Danheim – Framganga (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: July 8, 2019, 10 a.m.

The Life & Work of Snorri Sturluson w/ Dr. Vésteinn Ólason

Today I chat with Dr. Vésteinn Ólason former director of the Arni Magnusson Institute, the foremost repository of old Icelandic manuscripts. He is also a retired professor of literature and an author who has written numerous books on literary history and criticism. We discuss the life and work of medieval Icelandic historian Snorri Sturluson. Referenced in Today’s Episode: Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies (https://www.arnastofnun.is/is) Follow The History of Vikings on  Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries  noah@thehistoryofvikings.com (mailto:noah@thehistoryofvikings.com) Music: Danheim – Framganga (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: July 8, 2019, 10 a.m.

An Introduction to the Old Norse Sagas with Dr. Jackson Crawford

Today I chat with Dr. Jackson Crawford, an Old Norse specialist, and translator teaching at the University of Colorado Boulder. We discuss everything a beginner will need to know about the Old Norse sagas, including the genres, characters, and more. Referenced in Today’s Episode: 1000 AD: A Tour of the Viking World // Vikings Documentary (https://youtu.be/G3_iLTpTYhY) (https://amzn.to/2WHDGg4) (https://amzn.to/2Iov3mN) Dr. Crawford’s YouTube Channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXCxNFxw6iq-Mh4uIjYvufg) Follow The History of Vikings on (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries (mailto:noah@thehistoryofvikings.com) Music: Danheim – Framganga & Folkvangr (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: June 24, 2019, 10 a.m.

An Introduction to the Old Norse Sagas w/ Dr. Jackson Crawford

Today I chat with Dr. Jackson Crawford, an Old Norse specialist, and translator teaching at the University of Colorado Boulder. We discuss everything a beginner will need to know about the Old Norse sagas, including the genres, characters, and more. Referenced in Today’s Episode: 1000 AD: A Tour of the Viking World // Vikings Documentary (https://youtu.be/G3_iLTpTYhY) (https://amzn.to/2WHDGg4) (https://amzn.to/2Iov3mN) Dr. Crawford’s YouTube Channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXCxNFxw6iq-Mh4uIjYvufg) Follow The History of Vikings on (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries (mailto:noah@thehistoryofvikings.com) Music: Danheim – Framganga & Folkvangr (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: June 24, 2019, 10 a.m.

The Saga of Egill Skallagrímsson with Dr. Torfi Tulinius

Today I chat with Dr. Torfi Tulinius, Professor of Medieval Icelandic Studies at the University of Iceland. We discuss Egil Skallagrímsson, the Viking Age poet and warrior who is best known as being the protagonist in Egill’s Saga. Referenced in Today’s Episode: The Enigma of Egill: The Saga, the Viking Poet, and Snorri Sturluson (https://amzn.to/2Wzh5XN) Follow Dr. Tulinius on Academia.edu (https://hi.academia.edu/TorfiTulinius) Follow The History of Vikings on (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries (mailto:noah@thehistoryofvikings.com) (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: June 17, 2019, 10 a.m.

The Saga of Egill Skallagrímsson w/ Dr. Torfi Tulinius

Today I chat with Dr. Torfi Tulinius, Professor of Medieval Icelandic Studies at the University of Iceland. We discuss Egil Skallagrímsson, the Viking Age poet and warrior who is best known as being the protagonist in Egill’s Saga. Referenced in Today’s Episode: The Enigma of Egill: The Saga, the Viking Poet, and Snorri Sturluson (https://amzn.to/2Wzh5XN) Follow Dr. Tulinius on Academia.edu (https://hi.academia.edu/TorfiTulinius) Follow The History of Vikings on (https://www.instagram.com/thehistoryofvikings/) . Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries (mailto:noah@thehistoryofvikings.com) (https://danheimmusic.com/)

History
Published: June 17, 2019, 10 a.m.

Old Norse Death Poetry with Dr. Mathias Nordvig

Today I speak with Dr. Mathias Nordvig of the University of Colorado Boulder. He teaches Pre-Christian Nordic mythologies, Scandinavian folklore, North Atlantic and Greenlandic literature, reception history of the Viking Age in the Nordic Studies Program there. We discuss Old Norse death poetry, what those poems teach us about the Viking Age, and more.  Referenced in…

History
Published: June 10, 2019, 10 a.m.

Old Norse Death Poetry w/ Dr. Mathias Nordvig

Today I speak with Dr. Mathias Nordvig of the University of Colorado Boulder. He teaches Pre-Christian Nordic mythologies, Scandinavian folklore, North Atlantic and Greenlandic literature, reception history of the Viking Age in the Nordic Studies Program there. We discuss Old Norse death poetry, what those poems teach us about the Viking Age, and more.  Referenced in…

History
Published: June 10, 2019, 10 a.m.

The Danelaw with Dr. Jane Kershaw

Today I chat with Dr. Jane Kershaw of Oxford University about the Danelaw. Listen for a conversation about the Scandinavian influence in medieval England and the cultural impact it left behind. Referenced in Today’s Episode: Libromania – A Podcast for Book Lovers Dr. Jane Kershaw on Academia.edu Follow The History of Vikings on YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram. Feel…

History
Published: May 13, 2019, 10 a.m.

The Danelaw w/ Dr. Jane Kershaw

Today I chat with Dr. Jane Kershaw of Oxford University about the Danelaw. Listen for a conversation about the Scandinavian influence in medieval England and the cultural impact it left behind. Referenced in Today’s Episode: Libromania – A Podcast for Book Lovers Dr. Jane Kershaw on Academia.edu Follow The History of Vikings on YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram. Feel…

History
Published: May 13, 2019, 10 a.m.

The Kalevala and European Mythologies with Northern Myths Podcast

Today I chat with Luke de Wolf and Dan Larabie of the Northern Myths Podcast. We discuss the Finnish Kalevala and how it contrasts to works of Norse myth. Referenced in Today’s Episode: The Daily Poem Podcast Northern Myths Podcast Northern Myths Patreon Follow The History of Vikings on YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram. Feel free…

History
Published: April 4, 2019, 5:36 p.m.

The Kalevala and European Mythologies w/ Northern Myths Podcast

Today I chat with Luke de Wolf and Dan Larabie of the Northern Myths Podcast. We discuss the Finnish Kalevala and how it contrasts to works of Norse myth. Referenced in Today’s Episode: The Daily Poem Podcast Northern Myths Podcast Northern Myths Patreon Follow The History of Vikings on YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram. Feel free…

History
Published: April 4, 2019, 5:36 p.m.

Laxdæla Saga: Origins of the Icelandic Sagas with Gísli Sigurðsson

Today I chat with Professor Gísli Sigurðsson of the University of Iceland about Laxdæla saga. We discuss the origin of this well-known Icelandic saga, the key characters it features, and whether it should be considered a historical source. Referenced in Today’s Episode: Libromania – A Podcast for Book Lovers Medieval Icelandic Saga and Oral Tradition:…

History
Published: March 15, 2019, 10 a.m.

Laxdæla Saga: Origins of the Icelandic Sagas w/ Dr. Gísli Sigurðsson

Today I chat with Professor Gísli Sigurðsson of the University of Iceland about Laxdæla saga. We discuss the origin of this well-known Icelandic saga, the key characters it features, and whether it should be considered a historical source. Referenced in Today’s Episode: Libromania – A Podcast for Book Lovers Medieval Icelandic Saga and Oral Tradition:…

History
Published: March 15, 2019, 10 a.m.

Ibn Fadlan, the Varangian Guard, & the Rus’ with Dr. James Montgomery

Today I had a chat with Dr. James Montgomery of Cambridge University about medieval Arabic traveler Ibn Fadlan. Ibn Fadlan’swriting is an interesting source for the Viking Age and provides a foreigner’s perspective on the people he called the Rus’. Referenced in Today’s Episode: JORVIK Viking Festival Follow The History of Vikings on YouTube, Twitter,…

History
Published: Feb. 20, 2019, 10 a.m.

Ibn Fadlan, the Varangian Guard, & the Rus’ w/ Dr. James Montgomery

Today I had a chat with Dr. James Montgomery of Cambridge University about medieval Arabic traveler Ibn Fadlan. Ibn Fadlan’swriting is an interesting source for the Viking Age and provides a foreigner’s perspective on the people he called the Rus’. Referenced in Today’s Episode: JORVIK Viking Festival Follow The History of Vikings on YouTube, Twitter,…

History
Published: Feb. 20, 2019, 10 a.m.

Excavating a Viking Age Trading Town with Dr. Peter Addyman

Today I had a chat with Dr. Peter Addyman, British archaeologist and original director of York Archaeological Trust. We discussed the history of Viking Age York and the discoveries he made during the Coppergate Dig of the 1970-80s. Referenced in Today’s Episode: JORVIK Viking Festival  Follow The History of Vikings on YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram. Feel…

History
Published: Feb. 13, 2019, 10 a.m.

Excavating a Viking Age Trading Town w/ Dr. Peter Addyman

Today I had a chat with Dr. Peter Addyman, British archaeologist and original director of York Archaeological Trust. We discussed the history of Viking Age York and the discoveries he made during the Coppergate Dig of the 1970-80s. Referenced in Today’s Episode: JORVIK Viking Festival  Follow The History of Vikings on YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram. Feel…

History
Published: Feb. 13, 2019, 10 a.m.

Viking Age York & JORVIK Viking Centre with Sarah Maltby

Today I chat with Sarah Maltby, Director of Attractions for York Archaeological Trust. We discuss the rich history of Viking Age York in the spirit of the upcoming JORVIK Viking Festival. Referenced in Today’s Episode: JORVIK Viking Festival Follow The History of Vikings on YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram. Feel free to contact me with any…

History
Published: Jan. 23, 2019, 10 a.m.

Viking Age York & JORVIK Viking Centre w/ Sarah Maltby

Today I chat with Sarah Maltby, Director of Attractions for York Archaeological Trust. We discuss the rich history of Viking Age York in the spirit of the upcoming JORVIK Viking Festival. Referenced in Today’s Episode: JORVIK Viking Festival Follow The History of Vikings on YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram. Feel free to contact me with any…

History
Published: Jan. 23, 2019, 10 a.m.

Echoes of Valhalla: The Afterlife of the Eddas and Sagas w/ Jón Karl Helgason

Listen for an excellent conversation with Dr. Jón Karl Helgason on this new book, Echoes of Valhalla: The Afterlife of the Eddas and Sagas. Dr. Helgason is a professor at the University of Iceland and describes the way in which the myths of Old Norse literature have lived on throughout history. From Tolkien’s Wizard Gandalf, Richard Wagner’s…

History
Published: Jan. 14, 2019, 10 a.m.

Viking Age Iceland with Dr. Mathias Nordvig

Today I chat with Dr. Mathias Nordivg who teaches at the University of Colorado Boulder in the Nordic Studies Program. He teaches Pre-Christian Nordic mythologies, Scandinavian folklore, North Atlantic and Greenlandic literature, reception history of the Viking Age, and much more.  In today’s episode, we discuss the history of Viking Age Iceland, Icelandic discovery and settlement, and Icelandic volcanic…

History
Published: Jan. 7, 2019, 10 a.m.

Viking Age Iceland w/ Dr. Mathias Nordvig

Today I chat with Dr. Mathias Nordivg who teaches at the University of Colorado Boulder in the Nordic Studies Program. He teaches Pre-Christian Nordic mythologies, Scandinavian folklore, North Atlantic and Greenlandic literature, reception history of the Viking Age, and much more.  In today’s episode, we discuss the history of Viking Age Iceland, Icelandic discovery and settlement, and Icelandic volcanic…

History
Published: Jan. 7, 2019, 10 a.m.

Viking Age London – A Citadel of the Saxons with Dr. Rory Naismith

Today I chat with Dr. Rory Naismith, an early medievalist at King’s Collge London and author of a new book called Citadel of the Saxons: The Rise of Early London. We discuss the history of Viking Age London and Anglo-Saxon England in addition to topics relating to Viking Age England. Referenced in Today’s Episode: JORVIK Viking Festival Citadel…

History
Published: Dec. 31, 2018, 10 a.m.

Viking Age London – A Citadel of the Saxons w/ Dr. Rory Naismith

Today I chat with Dr. Rory Naismith, an early medievalist at King’s Collge London and author of a new book called Citadel of the Saxons: The Rise of Early London. We discuss the history of Viking Age London and Anglo-Saxon England in addition to topics relating to Viking Age England. Referenced in Today’s Episode: JORVIK Viking Festival Citadel…

History
Published: Dec. 31, 2018, 10 a.m.

Food During the Viking Age with Chef Jonas Lorentzen

Today I had the honor of speaking with Chef Jonas Lorentzen. We discuss food during the Viking Age, his career with the popular music group Heilung, what inspires him about Norse myth, and much more. Referenced in Today’s Episode: Matr – Jonas’ New Nordic Food Company  Jonas’s Musical Work An Interview with Jonas on Vegetarian Viking…

History
Published: Nov. 20, 2018, 8:51 a.m.

Food During the Viking Age w/ Chef Jonas Lorentzen

Today I had the honor of speaking with Chef Jonas Lorentzen. We discuss food during the Viking Age, his career with the popular music group Heilung, what inspires him about Norse myth, and much more. Referenced in Today’s Episode: Matr – Jonas’ New Nordic Food Company  Jonas’s Musical Work An Interview with Jonas on Vegetarian Viking…

History
Published: Nov. 20, 2018, 8:51 a.m.

Rethinking Nordic Paganism with Dr. Luke John Murphy

Today I chat with Dr. Luke John Murphy of the University of Leicester. Dr. Murphy presents an interesting new concept regarding a unified Norse pantheon and describes the evidence for medieval pagan worshiping practices. Referenced in Today’s Episode: Dr.  Luke John Murphy’s Website Follow Dr. Luke John Murphy on Twitter Follow The History of Vikings…

History
Published: Nov. 6, 2018, 7:41 p.m.

Rethinking Nordic Paganism w/ Dr. Luke John Murphy

Today I chat with Dr. Luke John Murphy of the University of Leicester. Dr. Murphy presents an interesting new concept regarding a unified Norse pantheon and describes the evidence for medieval pagan worshiping practices. Referenced in Today’s Episode: Dr.  Luke John Murphy’s Website Follow Dr. Luke John Murphy on Twitter Follow The History of Vikings…

History
Published: Nov. 6, 2018, 7:41 p.m.

Runes: The Vikings in Their Own Words with Dr. Judith Jesch

Today I chat with Dr. Judith Jesch, Professor of Viking Studies at the University of Nottingham. Her research has focused on a wide range of topics including Old Norse sagas, poetry, runic inscriptions, and much more. Referenced in Today’s Episode: Women in the Viking Age The Viking Diaspora Follow The History of Vikings on YouTube,…

History
Published: Oct. 24, 2018, 8:45 a.m.

Runes: The Vikings in Their Own Words w/ Dr. Judith Jesch

Today I chat with Dr. Judith Jesch, Professor of Viking Studies at the University of Nottingham. Her research has focused on a wide range of topics including Old Norse sagas, poetry, runic inscriptions, and much more. Referenced in Today’s Episode: Women in the Viking Age The Viking Diaspora Follow The History of Vikings on YouTube,…

History
Published: Oct. 24, 2018, 8:45 a.m.

Celtic Myths & Legends with Siân Esther Powell

Today I speak with Siân Esther Powell, host of The Celtic Myths and Legends Podcast. We explore the world of Celtic mythology, how it relates to Norse myth and the primary sources that feature the myths. Referenced in Today’s Episode: Celtic Myths and Legends Podcast Follow The History of Vikings on YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram.…

History
Published: Oct. 20, 2018, 11:52 p.m.

Celtic Myths & Legends w/ Siân Esther Powell

Today I speak with Siân Esther Powell, host of The Celtic Myths and Legends Podcast. We explore the world of Celtic mythology, how it relates to Norse myth and the primary sources that feature the myths. Referenced in Today’s Episode: Celtic Myths and Legends Podcast Follow The History of Vikings on YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram.…

History
Published: Oct. 20, 2018, 11:52 p.m.

The Viking Mentality: Part 2 With Bjørn Andreas Bull-Hansen

Today I talk with friend of the show, Bjørn Andreas Bull-Hansen. In our conversation, we discuss ''The Viking Mentality.'' Bjørn is a bestselling Norwegian novelist, bushcrafter, yachtsman, historic archer, and modern day Viking. Please be sure to check out more of his work via the links below. Bjørn's Youtube channel https://bit.ly/2Pa3YDU Bjørn's website & blog https://bull-hansen.com/ The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: Oct. 5, 2018, 9:22 p.m.

The Viking Mentality: Part 2 w/ Bjørn Andreas Bull-Hansen

Today I talk with friend of the show, Bjørn Andreas Bull-Hansen. In our conversation, we discuss ''The Viking Mentality.'' Bjørn is a bestselling Norwegian novelist, bushcrafter, yachtsman, historic archer, and modern day Viking. Please be sure to check out more of his work via the links below. Bjørn's Youtube channel https://bit.ly/2Pa3YDU Bjørn's website & blog https://bull-hansen.com/ The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: Oct. 5, 2018, 9:22 p.m.

The Viking Mentality: Part 1 With Bjørn Andreas Bull-Hansen

Today I talk with friend of the show, Bjørn Andreas Bull-Hansen. In our conversation, we discuss ''The Viking Mentality.'' Bjørn is a bestselling Norwegian novelist, bushcrafter, yachtsman, historic archer, and modern day Viking. Please be sure to check out more of his work via the links below. Bjørn's Youtube channel https://bit.ly/2Pa3YDU Bjørn's website & blog https://bull-hansen.com/ The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: Oct. 1, 2018, 10:52 p.m.

The Viking Mentality: Part 1 w/ Bjørn Andreas Bull-Hansen

Today I talk with friend of the show, Bjørn Andreas Bull-Hansen. In our conversation, we discuss ''The Viking Mentality.'' Bjørn is a bestselling Norwegian novelist, bushcrafter, yachtsman, historic archer, and modern day Viking. Please be sure to check out more of his work via the links below. Bjørn's Youtube channel https://bit.ly/2Pa3YDU Bjørn's website & blog https://bull-hansen.com/ The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: Oct. 1, 2018, 10:52 p.m.

Jonna Jinton – Kulning an Ancient Swedish Herding Call

Today I am joined by Jonna Jinton, Swedish artist, photographer, and musician. Listen for a discussion about the ancient Swedish herding call known as ''Kulning.'' Please be sure to check out more of her work via the link below.  Jonna's Website & Jewelry Shop https://jonnajinton.se/ The Book I Recommended ''The Origin of Words, Names, and Everything in Between''  http://bit.ly/originofnames The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: Sept. 19, 2018, 8:17 a.m.

Riddle of the Runes – The Saga of a Shieldmaiden With Dr. Janina Ramirez

Today I chat with Dr. Janina Ramirez, inspirational historian, broadcaster, and author based at the University of Oxford. We discuss her fascination with the Viking Age and her new book  Riddle of The Runes – A Viking Mystery. Referenced in Today’s Episode: Riddle of the Runes – A Viking Mystery The Art Detective Podcast Follow The…

History
Published: Sept. 10, 2018, 4:28 p.m.

Riddle of the Runes – The Saga of a Shieldmaiden w/ Dr. Janina Ramirez

Today I chat with Dr. Janina Ramirez, inspirational historian, broadcaster, and author based at the University of Oxford. We discuss her fascination with the Viking Age and her new book  Riddle of The Runes – A Viking Mystery. Referenced in Today’s Episode: Riddle of the Runes – A Viking Mystery The Art Detective Podcast Follow The…

History
Published: Sept. 10, 2018, 4:28 p.m.

The Conversion of Scandinavia with Anders Winroth

Today I’m joined by Anders Winroth, Professor of Medieval History at Yale University. We discuss his book ‘’The Conversion of Scandinavia – Viking Merchants and Missionaries in the Remaking of Northern Europe.’’   Referenced in Today’s Episode: The Conversion of Scandinavia – Viking Merchants and Missionaries in the Remaking of Northern Europe Follow The History of Vikings…

History
Published: Sept. 4, 2018, 7:30 a.m.

The Conversion of Scandinavia w/ Anders Winroth

Today I’m joined by Anders Winroth, Professor of Medieval History at Yale University. We discuss his book ‘’The Conversion of Scandinavia – Viking Merchants and Missionaries in the Remaking of Northern Europe.’’   Referenced in Today’s Episode: The Conversion of Scandinavia – Viking Merchants and Missionaries in the Remaking of Northern Europe Follow The History of Vikings…

History
Published: Sept. 4, 2018, 7:30 a.m.

The Saga of Icelanders – Migration to ”A New World” with Dr. Mathias Nordvig

Today I talk with Dr. Mathias Nordvig who teaches at the University of Colorado Boulder, in the Nordic Studies Program. We discuss The Saga of Icelanders and how they can be used as a source for the Viking Age. Additionally, we discuss the exceptionality of Iceland and why migration promotes individualism. Referenced in Today’s Episode: The Saga of Icelanders…

History
Published: Aug. 28, 2018, 9:44 a.m.

The Saga of Icelanders – Migration to ”A New World” w/ Dr. Mathias Nordvig

Today I talk with Dr. Mathias Nordvig who teaches at the University of Colorado Boulder, in the Nordic Studies Program. We discuss The Saga of Icelanders and how they can be used as a source for the Viking Age. Additionally, we discuss the exceptionality of Iceland and why migration promotes individualism. Referenced in Today’s Episode: The Saga of Icelanders…

History
Published: Aug. 28, 2018, 9:44 a.m.

Understanding the Study of History With Professor CJ

In today's episode, I'm joined by Professor CJ, host of The Dangerous History Podcast. We discuss how one should go about studying history, the institutions, and individuals who have controlled it for so long, and understanding historical biases. Please be sure to check out CJ's podcast via the link below.  Professor CJ's Dangerous History Podcast: http://profcj.org/ The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: Aug. 21, 2018, 3 a.m.

Understanding the Study of History w/ Professor CJ

In today's episode, I'm joined by Professor CJ, host of The Dangerous History Podcast. We discuss how one should go about studying history, the institutions, and individuals who have controlled it for so long, and understanding historical biases. Please be sure to check out CJ's podcast via the link below.  Professor CJ's Dangerous History Podcast: http://profcj.org/ The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: Aug. 21, 2018, 3 a.m.

Dragon Lords – The History & Legends of Viking England w/ Eleanor Parker

Today I'm joined by Eleanor Parker, who is Lecturer in Medieval English Literature at Brasenose College, Oxford. She writes an acclaimed Medieval history blog in her guise as ‘’A Clerk of Oxford,'' and has just written a book titled ‘’Dragon Lords: The History And Legends of Viking England.'' You can find her book via the link below.  Eleanor's book: https://amzn.to/2vDun5S The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: Aug. 13, 2018, 3:11 a.m.

The Vinland Sagas – Viking Women in The New World With Siobhan Clark

A conversation with Scottish novelist Siobhan Clark, about the Viking discovery of North America, and the Norse women who were at the forefront of exploration. Please be sure to check out Siobhan's Viking adventure novel ''The Children of Midgard,'' via the link below.  The Children of Midgard: https://amzn.to/2NGeBii The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: Aug. 6, 2018, 11:19 p.m.

The Vinland Sagas – Viking Women in The New World w/ Siobhan Clark

A conversation with Scottish novelist Siobhan Clark, about the Viking discovery of North America, and the Norse women who were at the forefront of exploration. Please be sure to check out Siobhan's Viking adventure novel ''The Children of Midgard,'' via the link below.  The Children of Midgard: https://amzn.to/2NGeBii The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: Aug. 6, 2018, 11:19 p.m.

Viking Berserks With Roderick Dale

Today I'm joined by the world's leading scholar on Viking Berserks, Roderick Dale. Roderick is an archaeologist, Ph.D. in Viking studies, and author of two books about the Viking Age. Please be sure to check out more of his work via the links below.  Roderick's book ''Vikings: Raids. Culture. Legacy.'' https://amzn.to/2AeAQZQ Roderick's book ''The Viking Experience'' https://amzn.to/2AiAZLL Roderick's Berserk Thesis https://bit.ly/2U9bCBW The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: July 28, 2018, 10:16 p.m.

Viking Berserks w/ Roderick Dale

Today I'm joined by the world's leading scholar on Viking Berserks, Roderick Dale. Roderick is an archaeologist, Ph.D. in Viking studies, and author of two books about the Viking Age. Please be sure to check out more of his work via the links below.  Roderick's book ''Vikings: Raids. Culture. Legacy.'' https://amzn.to/2AeAQZQ Roderick's book ''The Viking Experience'' https://amzn.to/2AiAZLL Roderick's Berserk Thesis https://bit.ly/2U9bCBW The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: July 28, 2018, 10:16 p.m.

Ragnarök & the End Times in Norse Mythology With Carolyne Larrington

Today I'm joined by Professor Carolyne Larrington of Oxford University. We discuss Ragnarök and the events that comprise the End Times in Norse myth. Please be sure to check out her translation of the Poetic Edda, and book on Norse mythology via the links below. Carolyne's translation of The Poetic Edda https://amzn.to/2uEGKyr Carolyne's book on Norse Mythology https://amzn.to/2LrSgqw The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: July 19, 2018, 8:21 a.m.

Ragnarök & the End Times in Norse Mythology w/ Carolyne Larrington

Today I'm joined by Professor Carolyne Larrington of Oxford University. We discuss Ragnarök and the events that comprise the End Times in Norse myth. Please be sure to check out her translation of the Poetic Edda, and book on Norse mythology via the links below. Carolyne's translation of The Poetic Edda https://amzn.to/2uEGKyr Carolyne's book on Norse Mythology https://amzn.to/2LrSgqw The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: July 19, 2018, 8:21 a.m.

History On Fire – The Art of Storytelling & Living History w/ Daniele Bolelli

Today I talk with Daniele Bolelli who is the host of a podcast called History On Fire. He has been featured on Joe Rogan twice and is the host of one of the largest history podcasts in the world. You can find his podcast via the link below.  History On Fire https://apple.co/2Qa8CXU The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: July 16, 2018, 9:11 a.m.

The Völuspá – Order & Chaos in Norse Myth With The Northern Myths Podcast

Today we will be exploring the Völuspá, with, Luke and Dan of The Northern Myths Podcast. Together, we'll look at the existence of order and chaos in the creation of the world as well as Ragnarök and the End Times. The Northern Myths Podcast https://apple.co/2FWzdTv The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: July 12, 2018, 9:04 a.m.

The Völuspá – Order & Chaos in Norse Myth w/ The Northern Myths Podcast

Today we will be exploring the Völuspá, with, Luke and Dan of The Northern Myths Podcast. Together, we'll look at the existence of order and chaos in the creation of the world as well as Ragnarök and the End Times. The Northern Myths Podcast https://apple.co/2FWzdTv The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: July 12, 2018, 9:04 a.m.

Skaldic Poetry, Heimdall, and The Jomsvikings, With Siobhan Clark

Today we explore the influence of Skaldic Poetry in Norse Myth, with the author of a historical adventure novel called, ''The Children of Midgard.'' Siobhan Clark tells of many aspects of Norse Myth, and how they have influenced her as a writer. You can find her book via the link below. The Children of Midgard https://amzn.to/2NGeBii The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: July 9, 2018, 6:45 p.m.

Skaldic Poetry, Heimdall, and the Jomsvikings, w/ Siobhan Clark

Today we explore the influence of Skaldic Poetry in Norse Myth, with the author of a historical adventure novel called, ''The Children of Midgard.'' Siobhan Clark tells of many aspects of Norse Myth, and how they have influenced her as a writer. You can find her book via the link below. The Children of Midgard https://amzn.to/2NGeBii The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: July 9, 2018, 6:45 p.m.

The Saga of The Volsungs With Fjörn The Skald

Today I'm joined by Fjörn, who is the creator of a Norse history blog know ''Fjörn's Hall.'' We discuss The Saga of the Volsungs, which is the most famous Norse saga of them all. You can find Fjörn's blog via the link below. Fjörn's Norse history blog https://fjorns-hall.com/ Dr. Jackson Crawford's translation of The Saga of The Volsungs https://amzn.to/2lO4fQL The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: July 9, 2018, 6:39 p.m.

The Saga of The Volsungs w/ Fjörn The Skald

Today I'm joined by Fjörn, who is the creator of a Norse history blog know ''Fjörn's Hall.'' We discuss The Saga of the Volsungs, which is the most famous Norse saga of them all. You can find Fjörn's blog via the link below. Fjörn's Norse history blog https://fjorns-hall.com/ Dr. Jackson Crawford's translation of The Saga of The Volsungs https://amzn.to/2lO4fQL The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: July 9, 2018, 6:39 p.m.

Old Norse, Snorri Sturluson & The Realm of Jǫtunheimr w/ Dr. Jackson Crawford

Today I'm joined by Dr. Jackson Crawford. He's an Old Norse specialist and translator teaching at the University of Colorado Boulder. In our almost hour-long discussion, we cover a plethora of topics, starting with an introduction to Old Norse, and then exploring the Poetic & Prose Edda's, and what the differences between those two primary sources are. We also discuss the many different aspects of Norse Mythology, including the chief attributes among the gods, as well as the characterization of giants ( jötnar) in Norse Myth. You can find more of Dr. Crawford's work via the links below.  Dr. Jackson Crawford's YouTube channel https://bit.ly/2j0tDi2 Translation of The Poetic Edda https://amzn.to/2Kgf3VH Translation of The Saga of The Volsungs https://amzn.to/2JYTfhW The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: July 9, 2018, 6:37 p.m.

Reviving the Viking Spirit With Bjørn Andreas Bull-Hansen

Today I talk withBjørn Andreas Bull-Hansen. In our conversation, we discuss ''Reviving the Viking Spirit.'' Bjørn is a bestselling Norwegian novelist, bushcrafter, yachtsman, historic archer, and modern day Viking. Please be sure to check out more of his work via the links below. Bjørn's Youtube channel https://bit.ly/2Pa3YDU Bjørn's website & blog https://bull-hansen.com/ The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: July 9, 2018, 6:35 p.m.

Reviving the Viking Spirit w/ Bjørn Andreas Bull-Hansen

Today I talk withBjørn Andreas Bull-Hansen. In our conversation, we discuss ''Reviving the Viking Spirit.'' Bjørn is a bestselling Norwegian novelist, bushcrafter, yachtsman, historic archer, and modern day Viking. Please be sure to check out more of his work via the links below. Bjørn's Youtube channel https://bit.ly/2Pa3YDU Bjørn's website & blog https://bull-hansen.com/ The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: July 9, 2018, 6:35 p.m.

Valhalla & the Viking Afterlife With Tom Shippey

In today's show, I had the honor of talking with Tom Shippey, a British scholar who has taught at six universities in Britain and America, including both Oxford and Harvard, and who succeeded Tolkien (many years later) in the Chair of Medieval Literature at Leeds University. Tom is widely considered one of the world’s leading academic scholars on the works of J. R. R. Tolkien, about whom he has written several books, as well as many books and articles on Old English, Old Norse, and medieval literature generally. We discuss his famous book ''Laughing Shall I Die: Lives and Deaths of the Great Vikings,'' which you can find via the link below. Tom's book ''Laughing Shall I Die'' https://amzn.to/2LSAnhE Tom's blog, and more of his work https://bit.ly/1lfNwg8 The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: July 9, 2018, 6:30 p.m.

Valhalla & the Viking Afterlife w/ Tom Shippey

In today's show, I had the honor of talking with Tom Shippey, a British scholar who has taught at six universities in Britain and America, including both Oxford and Harvard, and who succeeded Tolkien (many years later) in the Chair of Medieval Literature at Leeds University. Tom is widely considered one of the world’s leading academic scholars on the works of J. R. R. Tolkien, about whom he has written several books, as well as many books and articles on Old English, Old Norse, and medieval literature generally. We discuss his famous book ''Laughing Shall I Die: Lives and Deaths of the Great Vikings,'' which you can find via the link below. Tom's book ''Laughing Shall I Die'' https://amzn.to/2LSAnhE Tom's blog, and more of his work https://bit.ly/1lfNwg8 The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: July 9, 2018, 6:30 p.m.

Traveling to Viking Scandinavia With The History Fangirl

Today I'm joined by Stephanie Craig, host of The History Fangirl Podcast, and full-time world traveler. We discuss traveling to Scandinavia and some helpful tips for those who plan to travel there. Please be sure to check out more of Stephanie's work via the links below. The History Fangirl Podcast https://bit.ly/2Q8jzJj Stephanie's second travel podcast, ''Rick Steve's Over Brunch'' https://bit.ly/2QbSntp My Interview on The History Fangirl Podcast https://bit.ly/2EdMENc The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: July 9, 2018, 6:28 p.m.

Traveling to Viking Scandinavia w/ The History Fangirl

Today I'm joined by Stephanie Craig, host of The History Fangirl Podcast, and full-time world traveler. We discuss traveling to Scandinavia and some helpful tips for those who plan to travel there. Please be sure to check out more of Stephanie's work via the links below. The History Fangirl Podcast https://bit.ly/2Q8jzJj Stephanie's second travel podcast, ''Rick Steve's Over Brunch'' https://bit.ly/2QbSntp My Interview on The History Fangirl Podcast https://bit.ly/2EdMENc The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: July 9, 2018, 6:28 p.m.

Daily Life During The Viking Age With Anders Winroth

Today I’m joined by Anders Winroth, Professor of Medieval History at Yale University. He is the author of a wonderful book called ''The Age of the Vikings.'' Listen for a discussion on daily life during the Viking Age, Viking farmsteads, and more. You can find Anders' glorious book via the link below. I highly recommend you purchase a copy of Anders' glorious book: https://amzn.to/2IxXUGJ The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: July 9, 2018, 6:26 p.m.

Daily Life During The Viking Age w/ Anders Winroth

Today I’m joined by Anders Winroth, Professor of Medieval History at Yale University. He is the author of a wonderful book called ''The Age of the Vikings.'' Listen for a discussion on daily life during the Viking Age, Viking farmsteads, and more. You can find Anders' glorious book via the link below. I highly recommend you purchase a copy of Anders' glorious book: https://amzn.to/2IxXUGJ The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: July 9, 2018, 6:26 p.m.

Viking Coin Hoards With Jon Mann

Tune in for a brilliant discussion with renowned British coin dealer Jon Mann. Jon and I talk all about Viking coins, the process of unearthing and discovering new Medieval coin hoards, and all of the fascinating things we can learn about the Vikings by studying them. Please be sure to check out Jon's online coin dealership via the link below.  Jon's Coin Dealership https://bit.ly/2BNKm4Z The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: July 9, 2018, 6:23 p.m.

Viking Coin Hoards w/ Jon Mann

Tune in for a brilliant discussion with renowned British coin dealer Jon Mann. Jon and I talk all about Viking coins, the process of unearthing and discovering new Medieval coin hoards, and all of the fascinating things we can learn about the Vikings by studying them. Please be sure to check out Jon's online coin dealership via the link below.  Jon's Coin Dealership https://bit.ly/2BNKm4Z The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: July 9, 2018, 6:23 p.m.

878 – A Tour of Viking Britain

Tune in for a guided tour of Viking Age Britain! My good friend Pete, acclaimed history Youtuber and historian, takes us on a journey through time, to discover the glorious battles, influential kings, and the emerging towns and ports of Viking Age Britain. Pete runs a splendid Youtube channel called ''History Time'' that s loaded with tons of great videos about the Vikings. Please be sure to check out more of his work via the links below. Pete's YouTube channel, ''History Time'' https://bit.ly/2n9bZi7 The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: July 9, 2018, 6:21 p.m.

The Hakon’s Saga Books With Eric Schumacher

Today I talk with Eric Schumacher who has written a series of books about King Hakon The Good of Norway. Eric's books tell of how Hakon The Good must fight to claim and keep the high seat of Norway and are titled God's Hammer and Raven's Feast. You can find his books via the link below. The Hakon's Saga Book Series https://amzn.to/2HDimFH The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: July 9, 2018, 6:17 p.m.

The Hakon’s Saga Books w/ Eric Schumacher

Today I talk with Eric Schumacher who has written a series of books about King Hakon The Good of Norway. Eric's books tell of how Hakon The Good must fight to claim and keep the high seat of Norway and are titled God's Hammer and Raven's Feast. You can find his books via the link below. The Hakon's Saga Book Series https://amzn.to/2HDimFH The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: July 9, 2018, 6:17 p.m.

A Modern Day Viking – Norse By Northwest

A delightful conversation with fellow Viking podcaster Aonghus, the host of ''Norse by Northwest.'' Aonghus is a passionate Viking enthusiast who embraces many of the old Viking traditions through reenacting and archaeological experimentation. You can find his Viking history podcast via the link below. Norse by Northwest https://apple.co/2E0GD5o The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: July 9, 2018, 6:16 p.m.

Christian Influence in Norse Mythology With Carolyne Larrington

Today I'm joined by Professor Carolyne Larrington of Oxford University. We discuss the basic concepts of Norse mythology and the influence that Christianity has had on some of the myths.  Please be sure to check out her translation of the Poetic Edda, and book on Norse mythology via the links below. Carolyne's translation of The Poetic Edda https://amzn.to/2uEGKyr Carolyne's book on Norse Mythology https://amzn.to/2LrSgqw The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: July 9, 2018, 6:14 p.m.

Christian Influence in Norse Mythology w/ Carolyne Larrington

Today I'm joined by Professor Carolyne Larrington of Oxford University. We discuss the basic concepts of Norse mythology and the influence that Christianity has had on some of the myths.  Please be sure to check out her translation of the Poetic Edda, and book on Norse mythology via the links below. Carolyne's translation of The Poetic Edda https://amzn.to/2uEGKyr Carolyne's book on Norse Mythology https://amzn.to/2LrSgqw The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: July 9, 2018, 6:14 p.m.

Women During The Viking Age With Jóhanna Katrín Friðriksdóttir

A conversation about women during The Viking Age with Jóhanna Katrín Friðriksdóttir. Jóhanna is a specialist in Norse literature, myth, and manuscripts. She is a lecturer at Yale University and is currently writing a book about Viking women, which will be coming out in 2019. The book will be titled Valkyrie, and in today's episode, Jóhanna shares some of the wonderful things that she has learned while researching her book. We talk all about Viking women, touching on everything from Valkyries, Shieldmaidens, and the Sagas, to longboat sails, female court poets, and human sacrifice.  Jóhanna on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Pm8hMq The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: July 9, 2018, 6:12 p.m.

Women During The Viking Age w/ Jóhanna Katrín Friðriksdóttir

A conversation about women during The Viking Age with Jóhanna Katrín Friðriksdóttir. Jóhanna is a specialist in Norse literature, myth, and manuscripts. She is a lecturer at Yale University and is currently writing a book about Viking women, which will be coming out in 2019. The book will be titled Valkyrie, and in today's episode, Jóhanna shares some of the wonderful things that she has learned while researching her book. We talk all about Viking women, touching on everything from Valkyries, Shieldmaidens, and the Sagas, to longboat sails, female court poets, and human sacrifice.  Jóhanna on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Pm8hMq The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: July 9, 2018, 6:12 p.m.

History with Hilbert – Shieldmaidens, Battle Tactics, and Naval Warfare

A conversation with inspirational historian and acclaimed history YouTuber Hilbert. From Shieldmaidens and Viking women to naval warfare and Viking battle tactics, Hilbert and I explore every area of Viking life! We also ask important questions like - How did the Viking Age begin? Hilbert on YouTube https://bit.ly/2rlLsyL The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: July 9, 2018, 6:10 p.m.

Thrones of Britannia With Pixelated Apollo

A conversation with famous YouTube gaming star Pixelated Apollo. We'll be discussing the newest game in the Total War series, set during the Viking Age, called Thrones of Britannia! Total War has produced many different games, and each one is set during a different period in history. All Total War games are extensively researched so that the games are historically accurate. Thrones of Britannia is an excellent way to visualize The Viking Age, and really understand what that time period looked like. Pixelated Apollo on Youtube https://bit.ly/2Qbi2lP The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: July 9, 2018, 6:04 p.m.

Thrones of Britannia w/ Pixelated Apollo

A conversation with famous YouTube gaming star Pixelated Apollo. We'll be discussing the newest game in the Total War series, set during the Viking Age, called Thrones of Britannia! Total War has produced many different games, and each one is set during a different period in history. All Total War games are extensively researched so that the games are historically accurate. Thrones of Britannia is an excellent way to visualize The Viking Age, and really understand what that time period looked like. Pixelated Apollo on Youtube https://bit.ly/2Qbi2lP The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: July 9, 2018, 6:04 p.m.

The Viking Age With Lee Accomando

A conversation with Lee Accomando, fellow Viking podcaster, and host of The Viking Age Podcast. The Viking Age Podcast https://apple.co/2PjMYec The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: July 9, 2018, 6:02 p.m.

The Viking Age w/ Lee Accomando

A conversation with Lee Accomando, fellow Viking podcaster, and host of The Viking Age Podcast. The Viking Age Podcast https://apple.co/2PjMYec The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have noah@thehistoryofvikings.com Music: Danheim - Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History
Published: July 9, 2018, 6:02 p.m.

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