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Andrey Korovin (Moscow State Pedagogical University), ‘ Thorvald Kondrason as a Saga Hero and the Main Character in a Historical Novel’. Chaired by Alison Killilea. Presentation at the IRC-Funded Conference ''Rediscovering the Vikings', UCC, 25…

Carl Phelpstead (Cardiff University), ‘ Past and Present Identities in Margaret Elphinstone’ s Islanders’. Chaired by Dieuwke la Roi. Presentation at the IRC-Funded Conference ''Rediscovering the Vikings', UCC, 25 Nov. 2016.

Richard North (UCL), ‘ More Vikings in Spain: Jómsvíkinga sagaand a scene in For Whom the Bell Tolls’. Chaired by Sarah Baccianti. Presentation at the IRC-Funded Conference ''Rediscovering the Vikings', UCC, 25 Nov. 2016.

Heather O’Donoghue (University of Oxford), ‘“By jings, it’s a whopper!”: The One that Got Away in Old Norse Myth, the Work of Hugh MacDiarmid and Moby-Dick’. Chaired by Sarah Baccianti. Presentation at the IRC-Funded Conference…

Outlander is a 2008 big-budget fantasy / science fiction film set in pre-Viking Scandinavia, directed by Howard McCain. It is loosely based on the Old English poem Beowulf, and though set in the Vendel Period, the fictionalized culture is more…

Pathfinder is a 2007 action film directed by Marcus Nispel, which imagines a conflict between Vikings and Native Americans. Like many films of its genre, it takes great liberties with the history of the Norse in North America. Photo taken by Rebecca…

Vikings are a popular topic for comics, and this article discusses twelve comics with a Viking theme.

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A children's (0-4 yrs) picture book about Brian Boru's childhood adventures with the Vikings.

A blog post about different ways in which Vikings might be used in fiction.

Deadly Angels is a series of books by Sandra Hill featuring Viking vampires.

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The Edda of Burdens is the title of a series of speculative fiction books by Elizabeth Bear. The story draws on Norse myth and places it in a post-apocalyptic future.

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LibraryThing is a site for cataloguing your books online. It is possible to search the site by keyword and read reviews that other people have written about the books. This item links to a search for 'Vikings' that returned over 1000 results.

A page dedicated to promoting & celebrating the ever growing collection of Viking Historical-Fiction, Norse Fantasy & Viking History Non-Fiction books. All with full reviews.

Blog post by Tamara Bakx: The Dutch story of Mariken of Nijmegen rewritten as a Viking tale. Based on a story by De meesters van Katherina van Kleef en de gebroeders van Limburg. (Subjective interpretation).
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