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From the middle of the nineteenth century, Norway became a popular destination for aristocratic British fishermen. They became known there as “salmon lords”. John Francis Campbell (1821-1885) was one of them but he did more than live a life of leisure. He was a noted linguist and folklorist, collec
The History Blog « Cambridge medieval medical texts digitized Hiker finds Viking brooch from woman’s burial A hiker camping in the Scandinavian Mountains of central Sweden discovered a Viking brooch from what is likely the fir
FeatureThe Army that Walked on WaterFor the Swedish king Charles X Gustav, the freezing winter of 1658 provided a unique opportunity: to march across the ice and create a Scandinavian superkingdom.Christopher Gennari| Published inHistory TodayVolume 72 Issue 11 November 2022Charles X Gustav After Iv
How did a group of rowdy itinerant Scandinavians come to dominate swathes of Europe for more than two centuries? Alex Burghart tackles the big questions about the origins of the Normans and their enduring influence
A new major study captures a genetic history across Scandinavia over 2,000 years, from the Iron Age to the present day. The study reveals how the Viking Age changed Scandinavian migration and ancestry.
St Knut’s Day on January 13th signifies the end of Christmas in Scandinavia, with feasts, dancing, and people dressed up as creepy goats. So how did this Norse warrior become a celebrated martyr?