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Dr. Russell Poole is one of Western's 2010 Distinguished University Professor Award recipients. This award acknowledges sustained excellence in scholarship over a career, taking into consideration the full breadth of academics including research,…

This page gives a short reading list of history books, fiction, and books suited for children. All of the books are easy to access.

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Digital copies of publications produced by the Viking Society for Northern Research, including 'Saga Book' vols. I–XXXVIII, 'A New Introduction to Old Norse', a number of significant texts in translation, and various other articles, essays, and…

This website is a 'virtual exhibition', created as a collaboration between staff and students at UCL, Birkbeck College, and the University of Oxford. Its purpose is to raise awareness of the 1000th anniversary of Cnut's accession to the English…

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Short summary about the Viking Age in Norway with links to further articles

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

Poetry of the Vikings Essay Questions 2014.pdf
Extended essay questions from the seminar course 'Poetry of the Vikings' (Old Norse poetry in translation) which ran in 2013/2014 at University College Cork. The seminar was led by Dr Tom Birkett.

A comprehensive Old Norse online course from the University of Texas at Austin, produced by Todd B. Krause and Jonathan Slocum. It is divided into lessons, and covers the main points of Old Norse grammar, as well as reading practice. Access at…

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The School Run is a resource providing additional information and activities for various levels of education in the UK. This link takes you to the Vikings section.

A brief general introduction to what little we know about music in the Viking Age, including literary references, finds of instruments and some audio clips of reconstructed instruments. Includes some references for further reading.
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On August 14, 2007, Denmark apologized for her part in the ninth-century Viking…

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A list of resources for teaching about the Vikings that does not feature too many horned helmets.

A lesson plan using the film 'Northmen: A Viking Saga' as the basis for a series of lessons and exercises about the Vikings.

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Storynory is a website with audio stories for children, including stories about the Norse gods, such as this one about Loki. The language of the site is aimed at children of about 10 years old, although it points out that younger children can follow…

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The website for the Smithsonian Institute's exhibition about the Vikings in the North Atlantic.

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An online education site with chapters about the Vikings
Every evening around 9pm GMT I read from 'Vikings: Raids. Culture. Legacy' book by Roderick Dale and Marjolein Stern, with permission from Carlton Publishing. Come and join me on Periscope for the live reading of the book: Twitter: @GBVQuest

Ryan M. Reeves (PhD Cambridge) is Assistant Professor of Historical Theology at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Twitter: Instagram:


Dictionary for translating from English to Old Norse.

Arthur, Ross G., 2002 'English-Old Norse Dictionary' (Cambridge, Ontario: In parentheses Publications)
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