Sunday, April 28, 2013

Interesting Views (At Least, I Think So)

A 6th century Viking ironing board made of whale bone, the green flattening stone, and a bone hair comb; displayed at the History Museum in Stockholm, Sweden.

From the Vikings TV show - (from left) Leif with shield, Athelwulfe (King Aelle's brother), Ragnar leaning on his horses neck, and Rollo

The symbolism of the Vikings logo on History Channel

Known Norse symbols

The 8th episode of Vikings was about the sacrifices at the Hall of the Gods in Uppsala, which happened every nine years.  The stone building on the right is the Old Town Uppsala (Gamla Uppsala) Cathedral that was built on the site of the Hall of the Gods; the red building at left is the bell tower.

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