Magic Vikings

Articles in English, Society, Vikings

Magic wands, seeresses and Vikings. It is a subject as wide as it is fascinating that I will write about here in broad terms. It’s a little long, so hang on but don’t be afraid: this article is not bewitched. Vikings who do magic, what does that mean? You can imagine that the practice of […]

9 August 2019

Tattoo and archaeology: Part I

Archaeology, Articles in English

Nowadays, getting a tattoo is a fairly mainstream thing. But tattooing is a veeeery old art… What tools were used then? What were the symbols of a tattoo for various civilizations? And who were the tattoo artists? Since one article is definitely not enough to deal with this complex topic, I’ll write about it with […]

21 June 2019

Vikings just wanna have fun

Articles in English, Society, Vikings

The ones we call Vikings are well known for their raids and explorations. What about the everyday life? How did Viking Age people enjoy their free time? Let’s go around and look at the idea of fun for our old Nordic friends. Toys and figures We can’t find a lot of information about what Viking […]

22 May 2019