Viking

Lost Viking canal running across mainland Orkney which connected the North Atlantic and Scapa Flow 1,000 years ago is revealed Researchers studied Old Norse place names for inland areas to find the canals They...

Ancient Viking settlement found in Iceland dates back to 800 AD and challenges records of the first colonists who arrived nearly 75 years later Two Viking longhouses were unearthed in an eastern region...

Viking board game piece made of glass and dating back 1,200 years is found on island off the coast of England A team of volunteers discovered a glass game piece on the Island of Lindisfarne The artifact...

Vikings worried about CLIMATE CHANGE: Mysterious inscription reveals the warrior nation feared return of the deadly ‘Late Antique Little Ice Age’ which wiped out more than HALF of Scandinavia Rök...

Viking civilisation in Greenland collapsed in the 1400s after the Norsemen hunted WALRUSES to extinction for their ivory tusks Vikings arrived in Greenland in 950AD after being exiled from Iceland ...

Experts had previously thought the Irish population grew healthily up until the Great Famine of the 1840s. However, archaeological evidence discovered in the early 2000s suggests that in around 700AD,...

It was common during the time of the Vikings, which lasted from about 700 AD to 1100, for high ranking members of society to be buried in boats. It was also common for these people to be buried in the...

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HUNDREDS of British tourists endured a night of horror as a cruise ship was battered by 26ft-high waves and OAPs were winched to safety by helicopters. The Viking Sky, which was carrying 1,300 people,...

Greenland was WARM in the Viking Age (at least during the summer): Study on ancient bugs preserved in lake sediments suggest Norse settlers enjoyed 50-degree weather New study reconstructed 3,000 years...

DNA study reveals Icelandic Viking funeral ceremonies included the slaughter and burial of male horses (and females were killed for the feast) Study analyzed about 150 samples of horse bones and teeth...

Illustration from "Le Petit Journal," 1911/The outline of the Viking ship can clearly be seen in this radar image. (Photo by Stefano Bianchetti/Corbis via Getty Images/NIKU) Archaeologists...

Remains of a 65-foot-long Viking ship are discovered in an ancient burial mound in Norway by archaeologists using ground-penetrating radar Scientists spotted a boatlike shape in a burial mound known as...

Washington: Clues to the mystery of why Viking colonies in Greenland thrived and disappeared have been found in the DNA of medieval walrus bones housed in more than a dozen European museums. For almost...

Mystic, Connecticut: A replica of a Viking longship that sailed across the Atlantic Ocean is scheduled to leave its current home in the US state of Connecticut. The 115-foot (35 metre) Draken Harald Harfagre...