It’s great to know my ancestors worked hard for their families. N didn’t just pillage n kill everyone. They truly were great people. Viking men traveler by water. The raiding party was just coincidental to the lifestyle. Some traded goods while other simply explored for new lands.
Viking 100% heathen shirt
The word Viking was basically a Norseman Scandinavian Swedish Etc man or group of men that went off to steal and rape and Conquer. If you were a Norseman of that era you didn’t call yourself a Viking it was like calling yourself a thug in Modern Times. The farming thing is actually why they were able to raid. For most of human history, if you didn’t have food, you didn’t do war. The Norse population exploded during a period of warm weather that resembles today. It caused a lot of fertile lands to be uncovered and farmed. So much for that frozen hellscape, people try to tell us the Vikings came from.
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Viking 100% heathen. Viking is a verb. The Norse would go Viking which meant to pillage. Norse men did not have horns on their helmets that was something that started from the operas. Actually, most Viking men held spears as they were cheaper than swords, most medieval Norse men were farmer’s, Vikings were specifically raiders from Scandinavia. A Norse woman could walk up to her man in public and cut his balls off of he displeased her. Despite common belief, many Viking warriors were female. A certain number were Shield Maidens. Deadly in their own right, but could never rise to command level like a male warrior. The single bladed ax was the preferred weapon. Everybody had one at home. Might one do some more research on your shieldmaidens bud because they weren’t exactly a thing?