If you ask people which was the most common weapon during The Viking Age, you’ll probably hear that it was the axe, or the spear, or perhaps the seax. Some will claim it was the iconic Viking sword. While it is true that everybody had a knife of some sort, and that most people used an axe on a daily basis, the most common weapon during The Viking Age was actually the bow.
Dear friends, I hope you’re all having a wonderful holiday! Without getting into a discussion about what might make these few last days of the year holy to you, let me just […]
I often see Vikings portrayed as warriors, but not so often as craftsmen and -women. The Vikings were often involved in armed conflict, there’s no doubt about that. But a Viking’s daily […]