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« Reply #135 on: October 07, 2016, 02:09:56 pm »


The Vikings Uncovered from April 2016, part 1 http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x6ciesy
The Vikings uncovered part 2 http://dailymotion.com/video/x6cig5g

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« Reply #136 on: September 16, 2017, 08:05:50 pm »

New Viking discoveries
http://listverse.com/2016/08/29/10-fascinating-new-discoveries-involving-the-vikings/
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« Reply #137 on: September 26, 2017, 12:27:15 pm »

Ruins of a royal residence archaeologists has been looking for was excavated this year on the island Karmøy
https://www.aftenposten.no/norge/i/Aea3z/Arkeologer-fant-ukjent-kongsgard-na-ma-historien-kanskje-skrives-om

The castle was probably finished 1308 by king Håkon V Magnusson https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haakon_V_of_Norway

Karmøy https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karm%C3%B8y
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« Reply #138 on: October 12, 2017, 05:27:52 pm »

Icelandic author Bergsveinn Birgisson's book "DEN SVARTE VIKINGEN" (THE BLACK VIKING) will be a tv serie produced i Norway. The Black Viking is mentioned the Saga.  His name was Geirmund Hjorsson Heljarskin (Heljarskin is Black skin i Norse) He was born in Norway, his mother Ljufvina was a Mongolian princess. Geirmund was one of the first settlers on Iceland.

The story in English
http://avaldsnes.info/en/informasjon/hjor/

The author and the book https://spartacus.no/boker/den-svarte-vikingen-104
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« Reply #139 on: October 20, 2017, 07:47:33 pm »

The only complete Viking helmet ever found in the whole world was found on Farm Gjermundbu in Ringerike area in Buskerud county, the inland of Norway, and its called "Gjermundbu hjelmen" The Gjermundbu helmet.
The helmet was found in a chieftains grave from ca 900 AC. The grave also contained weaponry and horse harnesses.

Buskerud County https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buskerud

The helmet https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gjermundbu_helmet

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« Reply #140 on: January 24, 2018, 07:42:24 pm »

Avaldsnes on the island Karmøy, Norway's oldest royal seat.
The fjord between the island and the mainland, Norveien, the way north, gave name to Norway http://avaldsnes.info/en/viking/
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« Reply #141 on: April 08, 2018, 07:58:02 pm »

A Viking chieftain's burial ship excavated in Scotland
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2011/oct/19/viking-burial-ship-found-scotland
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« Reply #142 on: April 10, 2018, 12:34:23 pm »

Two of Norway's greatest winter-sport skiers ever is history, both retired from cross-county skiing and Biathlon

Ole Einar Bjørndalen https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ole_Einar_Bj%C3%B8rndalen and
Marit Bjørgen https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marit_Bj%C3%B8rgen
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« Reply #143 on: May 04, 2018, 08:18:56 pm »

Visit Norway https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALIIpnNTZm0
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« Reply #144 on: June 10, 2018, 08:06:56 pm »

Surprising facts about the Vikings https://www.youtube.no/watch?v=fWo9PAqLiXY
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