Society & Culture:History
The Nordic Iron Age - In this episode I'm going to give as detailed a brief as I can on the Nordic countries from the end of the Bronze age up to the beginning of the Vendel Period.It will be a primer to give newcomers a fair idea of how some of the seeds of the viking age came to be.It'll be followed by an episode about the Vendel period which will bring us up to the Viking Age itself.The Podcast is now represented on Facebook and Twitter as well as iTunes and can be found using the following links - Facebook - Norse by Northwest PodcastTwitter - #NorseNorthwestiTunes - Norse by Northwest Intro and Outro music provided by Svanevit - www.svanevit.com As always, I welcome any questions or comments. You can email me via Aonghus@norsenorthwest.com or just go to the Website, www.norsenorthwest.com I always reccomend further reading, so here are a few links for you to peruse on the subject of the Nordic Iron Age. The Hjortspring ship - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hjortspring_boat More about the Hjortspring Ship, with images - http://www.hjortspring.dk/ The Goddess Netrthus - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nerthus#Germania Men, Gods and Masks in Nordic Art Articles on Iron Age Scandanavia - http://research.omicsgroup.org/index.php/Iron_Age_Scandinaviaview more
Norse by Northwest - Mini episode - The history of the Drinking Horn.
Norse by Northwest - S01E06 - The Varangian Guard.
Norse by Northwest - S01E05 - The Rus Vikings
Norse by Northwest - S01E04 - The Vendel Period.
Norse by Northwest - S01E02 - The Nordic Bronze Age
Norse by Northwest - S01E01 - Vinland
Norse By Northwest - A Short Introduction
Norse By Northwest - Promo
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