Essays Tagged: "Vikings"


oslash;j grad takke de islandske sagaer for. De skildre nogen af de vigtigste ting og begreber i en vikings liv. Sagaerne foregår ca. 930 - 1030, og er den tid hvor vikingerne bosatte Island. En ...

(3 pages) 24 0 3.7 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Cathedrals and Religion

1130-1530) marked the end to an age of chaos, primarily caused by the sacking and pillaging of the Vikings. After the great minds of Western Europe were freed from using their vast knowledge to defen ...

(7 pages) 157 1 4.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Class:Hist. of Western Civilization. This essay is about 9th and 10th century Europe. Invasions of Magyars,Vikings, and Musslims forced change. Feudalism,chivalry...

amongst the three new rulers came at a time when Europe was being attacked by Muslims, Magyars and Vikings.The Muslims invaded from the south, the Magyars from the east, and the Vikings from the nort ... ng, and lasted many years. Trade was disrupted and travel, even short distances, was dangerous. The Vikings were the most vicious and feared of the attackers. The powerful warriors, most looking to se ...

(5 pages) 136 0 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Aurora Borealis

he most common color is actually greenish-yellow, which I will cover later in the presentation. The Vikings in the year 700-1000 called it simply "northern lights," and in early England they called it ...

(4 pages) 112 2 2.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences

The world of the Vikings

art andcraftsmanship, marine technology, exploration, and the development ofcommerce. It seems the Vikings did as much trading as they didraiding.The title "Viking" encompasses a wide designation of ... ntialcontribution to a trade growth in the Viking age.The contemporary references we have about the Vikings stemmainly from sources in western Europe who had bitter experiences withthe invaders, so we ...

(6 pages) 81 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Compare both Hitler and Nietzche's philosophies.

taires anti-Juifs, mais elles ont aussi contenu plusieurs commentaires anti-Allemands (exemple: des vikings barbare) ." Dans cet article, j'examine la relation et la comparaison idéologique ent ...

(7 pages) 53 0 2.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

VIKINGS -Analysis of the "Vinland sagas".

nder infants".Above are a few of the terms used by the Constantinople patriarch Photius to describe Vikings and their actions; but similarly horrific descriptions of the Vikings are to be found in num ... not last, let alone reach the degree of organisation that existed, for example, in Denmark. The way Vikings are viewed in countries outside the Scandinavian region is slowly changing, but unfortunatel ...

(11 pages) 59 0 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The History of Toilet Paper.

ottoms. They learned to stay away from Poison Ivy really quick. French royalty wiped with lace. The Vikings used discarded wool. On Hawaiian islands, people used shells from coconuts. In Asia, the Hin ...

(2 pages) 33 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Greek and Norse Mythology.

the Romans stole the Greek myths. However, it is very interesting to note that the mythology of the Vikings (Norse) has many similarities with the Greek myths. These myths are, by no means, identical ... - 1070. This gives the Norsemen many centuries to become exposed to the Greek (or Roman) myths. The Vikings did travel as far east as the Caspian sea, which is further east than both Italy and Greece. ...

(2 pages) 63 0 4.7 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Who were the Vikings and what was their life like?

Who Were the Vikings and What Was Their Life Like?Were the Vikings really as fierce and merciless as everyonecomm ... gate ofthe town to oppose the invaders, although they know fullwell that resistance is futile. The Vikings land, and thetownspeople with weapons are quickly slaughtered by theelite drugged Viking war ... with weapons are quickly slaughtered by theelite drugged Viking warriors known as the Berserks. TheVikings plunder the town, dragging away the women andchildren for slaves, while killing some for fun ...

(9 pages) 76 2 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Vickings and their beliefs.

Ancient Warriors"Barbarian Forces"The VikingsIn 793, Marauders from the north shattered the peace, having crossed the sea to England. Frei ... ery of Lindesfarm in Christian Europe. The blackest age was about to strike.Most daring of all, the Vikings are believed are to have crossed the Atlantic predating Columbus by 500 years. In the 8th ce ... ntury they were about to change history. Scandinavians developed the craft of boat building and the Vikings were unrivaled boat builders. The men of the inlet were proud of their ships and gave them s ...

(4 pages) 60 1 3.9 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


ction that went hand and hand with their everyday living. In order to keep a good relationship, the Vikings believed that they had to satisfy their gods, which they did by such things as sacrifices. T ... and those often revolved around their gods. In order to fully understand the Pagan religion of the Vikings, one must understand the gods that they so faithfully worshiped. They believed that their go ...

(6 pages) 47 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Creation Myths Compared - This is a camparison of Chinese, Egyptin, and Viking myths about how the world was created.

g and from that emerged the Earth. In "The Birth of the World," there was an empty space, which the Vikings called Ginnungagap. There was also supposedly an icy place above Ginnungagap called Niflheim ...

(3 pages) 103 0 4.2 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

The Vikings in the middle ages. Thesis: The invasions of the Vikings into England throughout the 8th, 9th, and 10th centuries had a great impact on the people and history of that time.

t 1). Naturally these invasions had drastic negative affects on the people who were victimized. The Vikings who invaded England and Europe were from Norway and Denmark (Ritchie 3). "Nowhere was safe f ... who invaded England and Europe were from Norway and Denmark (Ritchie 3). "Nowhere was safe from the Vikings" (Ritchie 2), especially England. The invasions of the Vikings into England throughout the 8 ...

(4 pages) 89 1 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Vikings: Raiders or traders?

Topic 10 - Raiders or traders? the Vikings: The last great wave of invasions for western Europe came with the Vikings. Who were they, w ... and what did they want?The term 'Viking' is as complex and ambiguous as trying to characterise 'the Vikings' themselves. According to the Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology this ambiguity is found ... nd 'settler/farmer/trader'.The Reader's Encyclopedia places the focus on the 'raider' aspect of the Vikings - "A Norse pirate of about 18th-10th centuries AD; probably so called from Icelandic vig war ...

(4 pages) 37 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

A Heritage Far from Negligible' Examine this view of the duchy Duke William Inherited.

e question with regards to William's heritage is very dangerous for any historian to undertake. The Vikings who initially settled within the Carolinian kingdom were illiterate and left no written acco ... orman territory stem from the Viking Invasions that occurred within the 9th and 10th centuries. The Vikings pushed forward into the coastal regions of the Frankish Kingdom, in an attempt to secure pea ...

(8 pages) 39 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

How Vikings Lived

Viking's Daily LivesVikings lived in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark from 800-1100 A.D. There were three kinds of Vikings th ... ikings, who ranged from age 8 to 50 and were tough. There were no women allowed. The second kind of Vikings with the Berserks, they were even tougher. They dressed in the skins of wolf or bear and som ... re enemies to kill, so they would wrestle with boulders and slam them into trees. The third kind of Vikings is the regular ones that everyone knows all little bit about. And if you only know a little ...

(5 pages) 34 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Vikings

Have you ever heard about the Vikings?They were the people who lived from 800 A.D. to 1100 A.D. in Norway and in Sweden (mangus). ... not fight all of the time, as most people commonly believe. In this paper I will tell you about the Vikings daily life, their war tactics, their explorations, and the types of Vikings that there were. ... erent than it is today. It was more difficult and there were not as many things as we have now. The Vikings had houses made out of wood because there were lots of trees so it was easier to find recour ...

(4 pages) 45 0 3.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

William the Conqueror and the Battle of Hastings

ruck first. He landed on the Northern English Coast and made for the city of York. He got help from Vikings along the way, who eliminated the English forces blocking the York road. When Harold heard o ... ch Harold started to dominate. The first to go was Hardrada, then Tostig, who was the leader of the Vikings to help him, and also Harold's brother. If Harold had hoped to take a long, deserved rest af ...

(4 pages) 30 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Choosing" This essay is based on my decision between living with my Mother or my Father.

pena with my step dad, Don, and my brother, Ryan, who is eighteen.I went to Posen High, home of the Vikings. It's a kindergarten through twelfth grade school with only 341 students, 191 in the high sc ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing