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Vikings Haley/Mrs. Waterbury January 9, 2007. Vikings: How They Lived and What They Did! Vikings on Raids Vikings on Raids Warfare (Battle Styles) Warfare.

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1 Vikings Haley/Mrs. Waterbury January 9, 2007

2 Vikings: How They Lived and What They Did! Vikings on Raids Vikings on Raids Warfare (Battle Styles) Warfare (Battle Styles) Runes/Religion Runes/Religion Clothing/Armor Clothing/Armor Viking Ships Viking Ships Quests! Quests!

3 Vikings On Raids Vikings were fierce and violent. Vikings were fierce and violent. They used spears, swords and battle axes. They used spears, swords and battle axes. Arrows and lances were useful too. Arrows and lances were useful too. The weapons were made of metal. The weapons were made of metal. The dragon or serpent figure head identified them as Vikings. The dragon or serpent figure head identified them as Vikings.

4 Warfare Vikings were very fierce and good at sea battles rather than land. Although very good at sea battles they were good at land battles too.

5 Runes/Religion Runes were kind of like the Vikings alphabet Runes were kind of like the Vikings alphabet Runes were said to be created by the chief of Norse Gods, Odin, when he tried to get wisdom by spearing himself to a tree. Runes were said to be created by the chief of Norse Gods, Odin, when he tried to get wisdom by spearing himself to a tree. He got the wisdom and spread it to his people. He got the wisdom and spread it to his people. After that the Vikings believed that runes were gifts for Odin and treated them with great respect. After that the Vikings believed that runes were gifts for Odin and treated them with great respect.

6 Helmets Vikings didn’t wear horns on their helmet. Vikings didn’t wear horns on their helmet. Vikings had different types of helmets depending on the type of Viking. Vikings had different types of helmets depending on the type of Viking. Norsemen had a a long metal attachment that went down over their nose called a nose-guard. Norsemen had a a long metal attachment that went down over their nose called a nose-guard. Vikings didn’t bury their helmet they passed it down for the generations to come. Vikings didn’t bury their helmet they passed it down for the generations to come.

7 Viking Ships The longship was very long. It was also the first ship made by the Vikings that was found by scientists. The longship was very long. It was also the first ship made by the Vikings that was found by scientists. There was another style ship called the knorr, and it was a more rounded-style ship. There was another style ship called the knorr, and it was a more rounded-style ship. The knorr was related to the wreck. The knorr was related to the wreck. The knorr and the wreck had very few oar- holes and were used for traveling close to home. The knorr and the wreck had very few oar- holes and were used for traveling close to home.

8 Viking Quest Click HERE to go on a quest with the Vikings! HERE

9 Photo Collage Viking Knorr Viking Longship or Wreck

10 Sources http :// images.google.com/images?q=vikings&gbv=2&svnum=10&hl=en& start=20&sa=N&ndsp=20te http :// images.google.com/images?q=vikings&gbv=2&svnum=10&hl=en& start=20&sa=N&ndsp=20te http :// images.google.com/images?q=vikings&gbv=2&svnum=10&hl=en& start=20&sa=N&ndsp=20te http :// images.google.com/images?q=vikings&gbv=2&svnum=10&hl=en& start=20&sa=N&ndsp=20te ndex.shtml ndex.shtml ngShip.jpg ngShip.jpg ml ml orr_under_sail.jpg orr_under_sail.jpg

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