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Vikings



  • Viking Map of Americas Shown to be a 20th Century Forgery

    by David M. Perry and Matthew Gabriele

    Both financial gain and the prevalent sectarian conflicts over immigration and nationality in early 20th century America probably motivated the forgery and muted the inclination to challenge it. 


  • Who Really Discovered America?

    by Ed Simon

    That’s a complicated and fraught question that no fresh discovery of the Vikings’ presence, however important, can answer.



  • Norway Again Embraces the Vikings, Minus the Violence

    Formerly a teacher and jewelry maker in Denmark, Jeppe Nordmann Garly last month began a new job on a hillside campus in central Norway as the director of Scandinavia’s first government-funded training course on how to live like a Viking.



  • Vikings are having a great year!

    by Julian Richards

    In March a blockbuster exhibition opened in the new BP Gallery at the British Museum and tens of thousands have flocked to see the largest collection of Viking treasure ever to be displayed in the British Isles.