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

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

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

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).

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.

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…

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.

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

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…

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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.

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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.

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.
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