Vikings as portrayed by the History Channel. This is a more accurate depiction but not perfect.
Vikings The “marines” of Norse culture. A small group of fighters who would sail to areas to raid pillage and steal Norsemen A person from Scandinavia (modern day Norway Sweden and Finland) during the medieval period. Literally means “northman”
A modern recreation of accurate Norse life held yearly in Sweden
Longship or Longboat A slong slender ship, shallow in the draft, with a large rectangular sail, rows of oars and a dragon figure head. These ships were able to travel on the sea or ocean, and rivers, giving them greater access to inland areas to raid.