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  • 12 Famous Viking Warriors You Should Know
    January 27, 2020

    12 Famous Viking Warriors You Should Know

    Overview of Famous Viking Warriors History remembers the Vikings as fierce warriors and pioneers who lead raids throughout northern Europe in the 9th and 10th Century AD. The norsemen respected strength and bravery therefore being a viking leader was no easy task.  From...

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  • Top 5 Norse Gods You Need To Know About-VikingStyle
    September 18, 2019

    Major Norse Gods You Need To Know About

    Overview of Norse Gods There were two main clans of deities within the pantheon of gods in Norse mythology, these being; the Aesir and the Vanir. The Aesir were considered to be the primary and most powerful group which included gods such...

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  • What were the most common Viking Weapons?
    March 29, 2019

    What were the most common Viking Weapons?

    Overview of Viking Weapons Most of the knowledge about what the Vikings used for weapons came from a few archaeological finds and writings in norse sagas from the 14th century. The Havmal, a Viking book which was said to be the...

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  • What is a ‘bearded’ axe?
    March 27, 2019

    What is a ‘bearded’ axe?

    The bearded axe design originated in Scandinavia around 600AD, the 'beard' refers to a portion of the axe head which extends down below the butt of the axe. This allows for a larger cutting edge whilst keeping weight to a minimum.
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  • What did Viking Helmets really look like?-VikingStyle
    July 22, 2018

    Did Viking Helmets have Horns?

    The Vikings are often portrayed as vicious warriors with horned helmets and double sided axes. But how historically accurate is this modern depiction?  Although Viking helmets are often portrayed as having horns, this was not the reality for the Viking warriors of...

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