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10 Fascinating New Discoveries Involving The Vikings

10 Fascinating New Discoveries Involving The Vikings

ten fascinating new discoveries involving the Vikings recent archeological finds revealed that the Vikings were not only fierce bloodthirsty warriors but also farmers skilled craftsmen impressive Mariners and expert traders as well as more discoveries are made our knowledge of the Vikings will widen even more dispelling many myths surrounding tomb of Viking power couple …

The secret messages of Viking runestones – Jesse Byock

The secret messages of Viking runestones – Jesse Byock

In the 8th century CE, Vikings surged across the misty seas. They came from Scandinavia in Northern Europe but would travel far and wide. Some plundered and settled in the British Isles and France; others braved Artic exploration or forged clever new trade routes to the Middle East. With their steely navigational skills, advanced long-ships …

Sanders’ Scary History of Socialist Praise

Sanders’ Scary History of Socialist Praise

Bernie! Bernie! Bernie! Bernie! Bernie Sanders is now favored to win the Democratic nomination. Thank you New Hampshire! He may become America’s first self-described socialist president. Although lately, Sanders doesn’t talk about revolutionary socialism. When I talk about democratic socialism, I’m not looking at Venezuela. I’m not looking at Cuba. Not anymore! But Sanders has …

Stockholm University – An Animated History

Stockholm University – An Animated History

Since its foundation in 1878, Stockholm University has played an active roll in society. The University has always stood for openness and accessibility. Stockholm University College was established in 1878 as a counterweight to the traditional universities in Uppsala and Lund. The new University College had no examinations or tests at its inception. In the …

What was so special about Viking ships? – Jan Bill

The Vikings came from the rugged, inhospitable north known today as Scandinavia. As the Roman Empire flourished further south, Scandinavians had small settlements, no central government, and no coinage. Yet by the 11th century, the Vikings had spread far from Scandinavia, gaining control of trade routes throughout Europe, conquering kingdoms as far as Africa, and …

The Animated History of Denmark | Part 1

The Animated History of Denmark | Part 1

This episode is made possible by Blue Apron, be one of the first fifty viewers. Use the link below to get 50$ off your first two weeks of great tasting affordable meals today Far of in the frozen north and the wind swift clef of Iceland. A poud rides tell the tales of the home …

Chernobyl (2019) | Official Trailer | HBO

Chernobyl (2019) | Official Trailer | HBO

VALERY LEGASOV: All of the good we did…it doesn’t matter.What does matter is that to them, justice was done.See, a just world…is a sane world.There was nothing sane about Chernobyl.♪ (EERIE MUSIC PLAYS) ♪ BORIS SHCHERBINA: I’m pleased to reportthat the situation in Chernobyl is stable.In terms of radiation… I’m told it’s the equivalent of …