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The Irish Historic Towns Atlas is now online with a series of pages on towns of Viking origin.

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Thor's Tipi Bar is a pop-up Christmas bar that can be found in Sheffield, York and Leeds. It advertises itself as a friendly Viking bar where little Vikings are welcome, and uses the tagline 'Drink Feast Conquer Repeat'.

MEDICINE clothing collection entitled 'Viking Tales' with graphics referencing ideas about Viking Age art, mythology and runes.

3 fridge magnets, 2 from Sweden and 1 from Norway. The two magnets to the left are probably from recent years, ( since 2010), while the one to far right is probably from 1980's. The magnets are classic examples of the stereotypical Viking with…

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This is the final programme and conference booklet for 'Rediscovering the Vikings: Reception, Recovery, Engagement' at University College Cork on 25 and 26 November.

Bronze and silver jewellery based on Viking-Age designs are produced using traditional methods and sold at the Viking Market in the Ribe VikingCenter, Denmark. Silver (rather than gold) was the main precious metal traded throughout the Viking World.…

A brand of sausage from Wikinger, which uses a Viking ship as its logo. This photo was submitted from Germany, but the brand also has a British market of hotdogs. The connection to the Vikings is not clear!

The marble fountain in Oslo City Hall depicts Yggdrasill with the Norns at its base ready to water it, and the various animals that live in its branches. It was designed by Dagfin Werenskiold.

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Innocent produced a series of magnets featuring letters of the alphabet illustrated by an object or subject starting with this letter. Here we see V illustrated by Vikings, using the most well known symbolism of horned helmets, shield, axe and ship.…

Bar named after the Vikings in this small town in A Coruña, near Santiago de Compostela. The Vikings did reach this part of Galicia, first raiding the coast in the mid ninth century, but the connection to the Vikings in this specific town is not…

One of a pair of Faroese stamps released in 1989 and designed by Bárður Jákupsson, featuring a Viking Age toy horse found in at the Viking farm at Kvívík, Leirvík and now on display at The National Museum of the…

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One of a pair of Faroese stamps released in 1989 and designed by Bárður Jákupsson, featuring a Viking Age toy boat found in Toftanes, Leirvík. Listed as Stamp #FO 176. For the original boat, see here.

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Valhalla herb liqueur from Koskenkorva distillery, Ilmajoki, Finland. ’The spirit of Nordic legends.’ ‘The herb shot for real warriors.’ On promotion in Danish supermarket Føtex 2016. Story-telling website

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Lancaster City Museum holds a collection of various Viking Age finds including combs and spearheads, as well as other objects found at Heysham.

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The archaeological collection at Tullie House contains the remains of eight pagan inhumations and a selection of Viking Age stray finds.

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Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery contains a selection of artefacts from the early medieval period in its Anglo-Saxon and Viking gallery, including the remains of Viking oval brooches from Santon Downham

Derby Museum contains remains of a Viking man, his sword and other items from teh burial at Repton Church, as well as an early medieval sculpture collection.

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Blå Thor. [Blue Thor] Royal warrant. ‘Denmark’s most beautiful beer.’ Brewery Synnestvedts Bayerske Ølbryggeri established in Randers, Denmark, 1850, renamed Thor in 1873. Blå Thor beer launched 1964. Won Brussels…

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Red Erik beer. ”Fruity, aromatic, ruby red with pink foam.’ Branded Ceres brewery, which was founded 1856. ‘Purveyor to Danish court’ from 1914. Became part of Royal Unibrew, who closed it as separate brewery in 2008.

This popular website, run by writer Dan McCoy, intends to provide "reliable, well-documented information on the fascinating mythology and religion of the Norse/Germanic peoples." It has a section on learning Old Norse.
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