Stephen of Tournai wanted Denmark to pay damages for Viking raids on France three centuries before.
The allure of novel goods was so strong that it triggered 1,000 years of trade and interactions among people from different places, but there were limits on globalization then that no longer exist,
The Viking world was as much populated by missionary kings, bishops and saints as it was by raiders, gods and giants.
Vikings may have helped turn around Ireland's declining population.
The Viking Age but not as you know it.
The Vikings have become synonymous with voyages and violence, but a new exhibition at the Melbourne Museum demonstrates their domestic and spiritual side.
Early Vikings wouldn't understand nationalism – the secret to their success was to embrace other cultures.
The sun was worshiped as a deity in many cultures – and witnessing it get extinguished could be a particularly terrifying event.
How a widow battled back against the Vikings and became one of the most powerful figures in Britain.
Somehow the sword Excalibur becomes the central character in this laddish remake of the Arthurian legend.
What the Old Norse for Viking can tell us about the Scandinavian explorers.
Trump would not have had a great time navigating the political intrigue presented in the Icelandic Sagas.
New research suggests his military achievements might have been exaggerated.
Orkney's ultra-high incidence has been linked to the weak northern sun. So how come the more northern Shetlands are less afflicted?
The reach of the Vikings in England went further than we thought.
With Vikings on trend, it's high time for a masterclass on the bizarre world of their names.
A bold theory suggests the Vikings may have used a mysterious method of studying sunlight to navigate the oceans.
Stalagmites in Scottish preserve 3,000 years of climate history, suggesting human migration is linked to wet and dry periods.
Why an intrepid trio went to the Isle of Eigg armed with Viking shields and poetry to recreate a funeral ceremony from 1000 years ago.
Researchers have created the finest-scale genetic map of any country in the world.