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Information leaflet about the Sólfar sculpture, often described as a 'Viking ship' and the artist Jón Gunnar Árnason.

Sólfar / Sun Voyager by artist Jón Gunnar Árnason is often described as a Viking ship, when in fact the inspiration is more complex, as this information put together by the artist's daughter, Thorbjörg Jónsdóttir, explains. The document…

Podcast on the BBC website in the series 'The Matter of the North' looking at the impact of the Vikings and Norman invasions on the North of England.

Presented by Melvin Bragg

Professor Judith Jesch, University of Nottingham

Podcast from Le Salon noir, France Culture, broadcast Saturday 9 January at 19:30.
'Dans les pas des invasions vikings' (In the Footsteps of the Viking Invasions') with Vincent Carpentier, medieval archaeologist at Inrap

From the Inrap website:

Des récits palpitants qui racontent deux siècles et demi de conquêtes et d’histoire du monde sur trois continents. Écrit par Vincent Carpentier, archéologue à l’Inrap et illustré par Jeff Pourquié. Une…

This fantastic publication covers everything from politics and belief in Viking Age Denmark, to experimental archaeology and the journey of the Sea Stallion. It also includes two chapters on the use of Viking branding in the past and in Denmark today…
A short promotional video about the Museet Ribes Vikinger and Ribe VikingCentre.

Website for Avaldsnes: Noregs eldste kongesete (Norway's Oldest Royal Seat), which includes information about the Avaldsnes History Centre, Viking Farm, and background information about the Vikings, illustrated with images of re-enactors.

Explanation of the construction of the Norwegian Stave Church and the history of Christianity in Heimaey
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