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Flóki Vilgerðarson set sail with his family and a few friends to Iceland. They settled in a fjord in the northwest part of Iceland in an area we today call, Vatnsfjörður. #thevikinglore #viking #vikings #norway #sweden #finland #denmark #scandinavia #scandinavian #lore #folklore #mythology #facts #funfacts #history #historyfacts #factsoftheday #funfactsoftheday #vikinghistory #vikinglore #norwegian #vikingage #runes #rune #norge #vikingmythology #norsemythology

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matiasreedg

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victorbolarsson

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vargoldcomic

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asgardscotland

Here, Jim is forging bodkin arrowheads for a Viking blacksmith demonstration. These are now available in the Living History Collection of our website. . . #wolf #wolves #fenrir #geri #freki #loki #odin #beast #mountains #scotland #argyll #wilderness #viking #vikings #history #vikinghistory #lovehistory #lovevikings #byasgard #askforasgard #tyr #vikinggods #mythology #photography #sailing #weapon #dunoon

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gegedug_persib212

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leavingonanairplane

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matiasreedg

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thevikinglore

Jotunheim is called the “Home of the Giants.” It is a land that has dark forests, high mountains, rocky landscape and barren, snow covered lands. There are no fertile lands here and therefore the giants live mainly off of animals. Jotunheim is also known as Utgard and home of Mimir’s Well of Wisdom. #thevikinglore #viking #vikings #norway #sweden #finland #denmark #scandinavia #scandinavian #lore #folklore #mythology #facts #funfacts #history #historyfacts #factsoftheday #funfactsoftheday #vikinghistory #vikinglore #norwegian #vikingage #runes #rune #norge #vikingmythology #norsemythology #jotunheim #giants

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bobotohhits

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asgardscotland

★★ WIN a signed copy of Dragon Prow Shadow ★★ Following our recent blog post by author Paul Hodson we're giving away a signed copy of his novel Dragon Prow Shadow! To be in with a chance of winning, head over to our Facebook now, or to read the blog, click the link in our bio🤘 . . #wolf #wolves #fenrir #geri #freki #loki #odin #beast #mountains #scotland #argyll #wilderness #viking #vikings #history #vikinghistory #lovehistory #lovevikings #byasgard #askforasgard #tyr #vikinggods #mythology #photography #sailing #weapon #dunoon

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ramdanialdi33

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laststoponroute

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mariesmadson

Sketching out some ideas for Hel 👀 I have to thank my lovely cousin for modelling the queen of the underworld for me 💖 💀 💀 💀 💀 💀 #sketch #roughsketch #planning #sketchbook #hel #norsemythology #mythology #queen #zombie #drawing #pencilart #pencildrawing #pencil #viking #vikinghistory #latenightsketch

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piper.everleigh

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angie_in_dc

The Viking burial mounds in Borre Norway. #viking #vikinghistory #vikingage #vikings #history #norway

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angie_in_dc

The Viking burial mounds in Borre Norway. #viking #vikinghistory #vikingage #vikings #history #norway

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vikingjewelrylife

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thevikinglore

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vargoldcomic

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nensishmensi

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vikingurdottir

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diver_dan_86

1159 years old and still standing!!! #novgorod #Russia #vikinghistory

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nensishmensi

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asgardscotland

On the weekend of the 24th this month we will be setting up the stall at Thunder in the Glens, the largest Harley Davidson rally in the UK. Will we be seeing you there? . . #wolf #wolves #fenrir #geri #freki #loki #odin #beast #mountains #scotland #argyll #wilderness #viking #vikings #history #vikinghistory #lovehistory #lovevikings #byasgard #askforasgard #tyr #vikinggods #mythology #photography #sailing #weapon #dunoon

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accorsiemanuela

Villaggio vikingo a Ribe #estate #danimarka #vikinghistory #ribe #vikings

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fitnesswant

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geofotof

The Viking Ship Museum presents Viking ship discoveries from Gokstad, Oseberg and Tune as well as other finds from Viking tombs around the Oslo Fjord.

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vidarsolberg

Getting ready for Midgardsblot Metal festival with Nordic Mission. 🤘🎸🇧🇻 🙌 #vikingfeasthall #midgardsblot #metalfestival #vikinghistory #metalmusic #blackmetal #nordicmission #metalthatmatters

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nbubbles

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thevikinglore

Viking battle axes are sometimes depicted as massive weapons used to destroy those it comes in contact with, when in reality they were the opposite. Most battle axes were light and well balanced. Even though they weren't as mighty as depicted in today's images of vikings does not mean they lacked in damage they caused. #thevikinglore #viking #vikings #norway #sweden #finland #denmark #scandinavia #scandinavian #lore #folklore #mythology #facts #funfacts #history #historyfacts #factsoftheday #funfactsoftheday #vikinghistory #vikinglore #norwegian #vikingage #runes #rune #norge #vikingmythology #norsemythology #weapon #axe #vikingweapons

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vargoldcomic

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asgardscotland

You can see originals of this type of bracelet in several archaeological collection across the world, including the National Museum of Scotland. This arm ring would have originally weighed a Viking Ounce (around 25g), in silver, and was worn as a type of portable currency. Similar arm ring made from lead alloys, found in York, suggest that these forms of payment were also being forged. . . #wolf #wolves #fenrir #geri #freki #loki #odin #beast #mountains #scotland #argyll #wilderness #viking #vikings #history #vikinghistory #lovehistory #lovevikings #byasgard #askforasgard #tyr #vikinggods #mythology #photography #sailing #weapon #dunoon #armring

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khales_18

Latest read: Cnut - The North Sea King by Ryan Lavelle. Written by my future tutor at uni, so I had to give it a read. About halfway through and really enjoying it. Gives an easy to read, but in depth history of Cnut, from his early life up until the end. #cnut #cnute #knut #knute #viking #vikinghistory #history #book #books #bookstagram #booksofinstagram #historybooks #vikingsofinstagram

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inspirationmagau

Bien avant la série Vikings, bien avant les films @marvel , j'étais déjà bien intriguée par les pays nordiques et la #culture #vikings . Quoi de mieux qu'un 15 août paisible pour me plonger dans ce livre #autempsdesvikings de #anderswinroth paru chez @editionsladecouverte . En apprendre un peu plus sur leurs #dieux, leurs techniques commerciales, leurs armes, leurs langages, la signification de leurs runes et cultes. Aujourd'hui je fais donc un bond dans l'histoire. #vikingculture #deus #rune #gods #trip #history #vikinghistory #book #bookoftheday #newread #instabook #bookcover #bookaddict #bookworm #readeveryday #readerofinstagram #goodread #vikingstyle #vikingbook

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awiredviking

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auroraofasgard

"Thor's Fight with the Giants". Great depiction of Thor by Mårten Eskil Winge in 1872! Now kept at the Nationalmuseum in Stockholm 🌲

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thevikinglore

No situation or person is perfect. There will always be issues but they can go one of two ways. They can exist on the tree as it continues to thrive or it can destroy the tree as the bad spreads. #thevikinglore #viking #vikings #norway #sweden #finland #denmark #scandinavia #scandinavian #lore #folklore #mythology #facts #funfacts #history #historyfacts #factsoftheday #funfactsoftheday #vikinghistory #vikinglore #norwegian #vikingage #runes #rune #norge #vikingmythology #norsemythology #saga #olafharaldsson #quoteoftheday

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asgardscotland

Jim recently made a replica of the belt set found in Cumwhitton. After carving the master in bone, Jim made a mould and cast it in brass. Once cast and cleaned up he then proceeded to coat it with tin. On this piece you can see the familiar ring and dot motif used to decorate the plates, which have been rivetted together using brass domes. . #wolf #wolves #fenrir #geri #freki #loki #odin #beast #mountains #scotland #argyll #wilderness #viking #vikings #history #vikinghistory #lovehistory #lovevikings #byasgard #askforasgard #tyr #vikinggods #mythology #photography #sailing #weapon #dunoon #cumwhitton #brass

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sultansofstring

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thevikinglore

Garðar Svavarsson, a Swedish Viking, named Iceland after himself and shared this name with everyone when he returned home after his winter stay on the island. It means "Gardar's Island." . #thevikinglore #viking #vikings #norway #sweden #finland #denmark #scandinavia #scandinavian #lore #folklore #mythology #facts #funfacts #history #historyfacts #factsoftheday #funfactsoftheday #vikinghistory #vikinglore #norwegian #vikingage #runes #rune #norge #vikingmythology #norsemythology #iceland #gardarsholmi #gardarsvavarsson

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aiselatravel

Iceland was settled by Vikings from Norway sometime in the 800s. • This fact makes Iceland a fairly “young” country when it comes to settlement, and also contributes to its distinct cultural background. • The Icelandic horses in the country today are unique in the fact that they are direct descendants from the horses the Vikings first brought over from mainland Europe. • #aiselatravel #visiticeland #travelbucketlist #vacationideas #honeymoonplanning #vacationplanning #icelandicfood #iceland #vikinghistory

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ramdanialdi33

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ladysolen

Swedish souvenirs always (!) include viking memorabelia. And yet, the Swedish vikings are in general not the vikings everyone thinks of when they hear the word vikings. Some were, of course, but the Danish and Norweigan vikings were mostly the ones to pillage, plunder and rape their way through Europe while the Swedish ones went east and founded what is now known as Russia. The Swedish and Rus' vikings also formed the Varangian Guard, an elite group of warriors who later became lifeguards to the Sultan of Byzantine. #vikings #history #norsehistory #northmen #vikinghistory #varangian #varangianguards #oathsman #russia #sweden #rurik #kiev #novogorod #raid #pillage #rape #plunder #trade #waterways #souvenir #explorers #warriors #tradesmen #seafarer #dragonboat #knarr #warships #tradeships #scandinavia #scandinavianhistory

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angewilks_asgardassassin

Repost from @thevikinglore using @RepostRegramApp - Vikings had either traded with Inuits for narwhal tusk or hunted for it on their own. Either way, they then traded with Europeans who believed it to be unicorn horns. Narwhals live so far north that most of the world didn't even know they existed at the time. It got turned into a myth that the narwhal tusk/unicorn horn had magical powers. Many during Medieval times believed if you make the horn into a cup and drank from it you would have protection and never be poisoned. #thevikinglore #viking #vikings #norway #sweden #finland #denmark #scandinavia #scandinavian #lore #folklore #mythology #facts #funfacts #history #historyfacts #factsoftheday #funfactsoftheday #vikinghistory #vikinglore #norwegian #vikingage #runes #rune #norge #vikingmythology #norsemythology #unicorn #narwhal #unicorns

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thevikinglore

Vikings had either traded with Inuits for narwhal tusk or hunted for it on their own. Either way, they then traded with Europeans who believed it to be unicorn horns. Narwhals live so far north that most of the world didn't even know they existed at the time. It got turned into a myth that the narwhal tusk/unicorn horn had magical powers. Many during Medieval times believed if you make the horn into a cup and drank from it you would have protection and never be poisoned. #thevikinglore #viking #vikings #norway #sweden #finland #denmark #scandinavia #scandinavian #lore #folklore #mythology #facts #funfacts #history #historyfacts #factsoftheday #funfactsoftheday #vikinghistory #vikinglore #norwegian #vikingage #runes #rune #norge #vikingmythology #norsemythology #unicorn #narwhal #unicorns

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wendymontebello

Iceland was settled by Vikings from Norway sometime in the 800s. This fact makes Iceland a fairly “young” country when it comes to settlement, and also contributes to its distinct cultural background. The Icelandic horses in the country today are unique in the fact that they are direct descendants from the horses the Vikings first brought over from mainland Europe. . #visiticeland #travelbucketlist #vacationideas #honeymoonplanning #vacationplanning #icelandicfood #iceland #vikinghistory

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mayannerykkelid

At Skuldelev in Denmark there were found 5 remains of vikingships. One of them, “The sea stallion from Glendalough”, buildt around 1042 in Dublin, Ireland, one can see at the vikingmuseum in Roskilde. It’s a large warship. #vikingshipmuseum #vikingship #vikingskip #museum #danishviking #vikings #roskildevikingeskibsmuseum #denmark #vikinghistory #ship #warship #krigsskip #vikinghistorie #historie #interesting #thestallion #fromglendalough #ireland #dublin #irishviking #skuldelev #danmark #travelling #summerholiday

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mayannerykkelid

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mayannerykkelid

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valkyrie.warrior

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swedish_flicka1

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ittikid

Before having kids, I applied to schools in Sweden for urban social geography. I’ve always been amazed by how design, space, color and location can create gathering spaces for people. The architecture and colors of gotland were no exception. Here are a few gems that will stay with me for a long time — old stone churches over 900 years old, bakeries flooded with natural light, and mustard yellow tile. Also, this first pic is my new favorite #normalizebreastfeeding during the Viking Festival on Gotland. Do spaces and color inspire you? 🇸🇪❤️🇸🇪 @sjalsobageri ••• @maxomorra_official Sunflower Shirt available on the site!

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vikingurdottir

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davidlynchpix

A wonderful day @dubliniaviking learning about #viking history in Ireland, thanks @claiomh_ireland for the history & the great stories. The guys are here again @dublinia tomorrow Sunday 11th August from 11am - 4pm. #vikings #history #vikingfamily #vikinghistory #huaweip20lite #igersdublin 👊🏻⚔️🏹🛡🗡☘️

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thevikinglore

Charlemagne, Frankish King, started creating coastal forts for defense from the Vikings who had just raided off the western coast of France. There have been limited excavations done of potential sites of these forts but it appears that there might be around 8 of them between the Rhine and Seine Rivers. #thevikinglore #viking #vikings #norway #sweden #finland #denmark #scandinavia #scandinavian #lore #folklore #mythology #facts #funfacts #history #historyfacts #factsoftheday #funfactsoftheday #vikinghistory #vikinglore #norwegian #vikingage #runes #rune #norge #vikingmythology #norsemythology #frankish #charlemagne #vikingraid

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victorbolarsson

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jorvikviking

Music seems to have been extremely important to the culture of #Viking #York, being played and sung in church, at festivities and in households from the highest to the most humble. It was created on wind, string, and rhythm instruments. Viking singing, however, was not universally appreciated; the 10th-century Arab trader, al-Tartushi, likened Viking singing to the sound of howling dogs #JORVIK #VikingHistory #YorkViking

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gossmannanika

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vargoldcomic

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adoriandesu

Vikings arrival to Dublin, more than a bunch of raiders. #dublinia #dubliniamuseum #vikinghistory #towerview #cityview

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ashwath.shetty

Around four kilometers north of Uppsala lies Gamla Uppsala, a place where the land of the Vikings awaits. Spread across the landscape are more than 300 burial mounds, the last resting place of Viking Kings, Queens, and heroes of old. I am also told that this was the place, where the Pagans were last defeated. . . . #throwback #europe #sweden #uppsala #scandinavia #scandinavianhistory #visitsweden #visituppsala #vikings #vikinghistory #gamlauppsala #burialmound #pegans #history #nature #travel #pictureoftheday #instatravel #instagood #instaphoto

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auroraofasgard

Little update guys, I now have these beautiful Flint arrowhead pendants available! The wearing of flint was a tradition that lasted from the Stone age up to the Viking age. Flint jewellery was often used as a lucky charm and usually worn over the heart 🌲 www.auroraofasgard.com #stoneage #neolithic #vikingage

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thevikinglore

Midgard is known as the "Home of the Humans." It is the only word, of the nine, that is entirely visible to the visible world. It is located in the middle of Yggdrasil and called "Middle Earth." It is surrounding by an ocean that is impassable and connected to Asgard by the Bifrost. #thevikinglore #viking #vikings #norway #sweden #finland #denmark #scandinavia #scandinavian #lore #folklore #mythology #facts #funfacts #history #historyfacts #factsoftheday #funfactsoftheday #vikinghistory #vikinglore #norwegian #vikingage #runes #rune #norge #vikingmythology #norsemythology #midgard #middleearth #bifrost

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jolis_travels_in_pictures

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jolis_travels_in_pictures

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cbphoto10

Had a walk down to see West Kirbys very own Lost Castle in Ashston Park this morning...just got there before the rain came...it’s a wonderful piece of ‘fleeting’ art, something that’s not meant to last forever, but creates a lasting memory 😊 . . . #lostcastles #westkirby #publicart #vikings #vikingstavechurch #vikinghistory #wirral #wirralvikings #norse #stavechurch

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alex_ivar_hogh_andersen

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lifeisshortbehappy13

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