Who actually were the Vikings?
An additional reason was to amass wealth. Many towns boasted remarkable assets, from farming produce and raw materials to precious church possessions like lavishly-decorated manuscripts. That made them lucrative targets.[...]
Three Mind-Blown Viking Excavations
Whatever is found inside this burial mound is excellent and provides a missing piece of Viking history. What the archaeologists found inside the burial mound is not merely a grave with some goods, it consists of a very luxurious grave with goods, textiles, horses, and a ship - the Oseberg ship [...]
Norway Confirmed Viking Ship Excavation
The ship was estimated to have been under the land for more than 1000 years. Norway's Minister of Climate and Environment, Sveinung Rotevatn, stated that getting the ship out of the ground is necessary and urgent. Some people also believe that the Gokstad ship is sinking despite great preservation, how can an unexcavated ship under the land survive? #bavipower #ordernow #bavipowervikingblog #vikngship
Viking Longships: Trades and Raids
The Norsemen's biggest breakthrough in seafaring was the design of the longship. Viking ships were made mostly by timber, the Viking elongated their ship designs so that they could handle the roughest water and carry people cross their vast distances. One of the Viking ships remains on Planet Earth included the Oseberg Viking ship which is now listed as the most beautiful Viking ship ever found [...]
Dragon Harald Fairhair – The Largest Replica Viking Ship
Commonly, Viking replica ships followed the interpretation of archaeological material to construct the ship. For example, the first Viking replica ship, Viking, was erected after shipbuilders and archaeologists working together to make out what material the Vikings used for the Gokstad ship. But Draken Harald Fairhair was different. The Norwegian shipbuilders decided to follow the traditional Norwegian shipbuilding technique. This type of technique originates directly in the Viking Age...
Viking Boat House: Where the Vikings Protected Their Souls
As the name indicates, Viking boathouse was built to keep the Viking boats/ships. During the winter and anytime that the Vikings could not set sail, they would keep the boats inside the house. There, these Midgard serpents would lie and rest till the day they could roam around the world. The Vikings would dig up the land near the waterline to build the house. This spot would allow them to easily bring the giant friend into their house.
The Legendary Viking Serpents
[The Legendary Viking Serpents - Viking Ship] 🎈What merchant ships focused on was the cargo-carrying capability. 👉Merchant ships of the Vikings were powered by sail. There were oars to be used though often in landing only. The capacity of the Viking merchant ships allowed the Viking to carry many things inside, not only luxury goods but also many daily objects in bulk quantities for trade.
The Real Reasons for the Viking Raids
At the time, the Danes and the Norwegians understood that they could not go against the Franks. But they were the owners of the sea serpents. They mastered the naval warfare. According to some historians, they wanted to scare the Franks away so much that they spent time developing their shipbuilding techniques[...]
Top 3 Unbelievable Viking Grave Goods That You Should Know
Some famous Viking ships in the list are Oseberg ship, Gokstad ship, and Tune ship. Tune ship is the first Viking ship to be discovered from a grave while the other two ships are among the best preserved Viking ships ever on Earth...
Buddha Statue Found in Viking Burial Mound
The Oseberg burial seems to be an endless source of inspiration for the Viking enthusiasts. Inside the burial, the archaeologists found a Buddha statue.
The Restoration of the Myklebust Ship Norway's Largest Ship
The 100-feet-long Myklebust ship might be Norway's largest Viking ship. The ship served to be as the cemented ship for the dead who was King Audbjørn of the Fjords. The ship was burnt with the king and also many of his precious items. Now the ship has been experiencing the restoration. It heralds an exciting attraction in the future
Top 4 Viking Ship Excavations That Excite You To The Core
What made the Vikings were not merely their great spirit in battle and their firm belief in Norse Pantheon. There are many more factors contributing to their success. One of them includes the great design of Viking ships that helped the Vikings make their name.