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Vikings

From Thor to Jesus: A Gradual Change in beliefs and Power

From Thor to Jesus: A Gradual Change in beliefs and Power

Vikings are actually Christians.

Interesting isn’t it? That the group of people who created Norse mythology are practising Christians. Well, to be accurate they first believed in Norse mythology. However, the Vikings slowly converted to Christianity and their belief in Norse mythology dwindled.

The "Northmen", otherwise known as...

The "Northmen", otherwise known as...

        Today, we will be shedding light on the infamous vikings and their influence on history during the peak of the Viking age (roughly between 790 AD - 1100 AD). The acclaimed "Northmen" were unquestionably one of the most iconic warrior cultures of ancient Scandinavia, and receives recognition even up til today. However, it is a culture that is often misrepresented by the masses. Oftentimes, many of us today still conceive them to be the bloodthirsty barbarians or, just generally, the "bad guys" of the ancient world whose sole goal in existing was to kill, pillage and rape, when in actuality it was a rather exaggerated caricature of who they really were as a culture.