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Dragon Lords – The History & Legends of Viking England With Eleanor Parker

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In today’s episode, I’m joined by Eleanor Parker. She is Lecturer in Medieval English Literature at Brasenose College, Oxford. Dr. Parker writes an acclaimed blog in her guise as ‘’A Clerk of Oxford’’. In 2015 her blog won the Longman-History Today Award for Digital History, and she currently writes for History Today Magazine. She is also the author of a book coming out September of this year, called ‘’Dragon Lords: The History And Legends of Viking England. Below you will find a link to her book, which I hope you’ll check out!

Today’s episode was proudly sponsored by https://www.thefroggyviking.com/ Receive 10% your beautifully carved drinking horn by using the code ”Vikings10” at checkout!

Eleanor’s book: https://amzn.to/2vDun5S

The History of Vikings on YouTube: https://t.co/6hkYFk6aM1

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Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have: noah@thehistoryofvikings.com

The Vinland Sagas – Viking Women in The New World With Siobhan Clark

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A conversation with Scottish novelist Siobhan Clark, about the Viking discovery of North America, and the women that played important roles in the expedition! Be sure to pick up a copy of Siobhan’s latest book ”The Children of Midgard!”

Today’s episode was proudly sponsored by https://www.thefroggyviking.com/ Receive 10% your beautifully carved drinking horn by using the code ”Vikings10” at checkout!

The Children of Midgard: https://amzn.to/2NGeBii

The History of Vikings on YouTube: https://t.co/6hkYFk6aM1

Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter: https://twitter.com/HistoryofViking?lang=en

Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have: noah@thehistoryofvikings.com

Viking Berserkers & Úlfhéðnar With Roderick Dale

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Today I’m joined by the world’s leading scholar on Viking Berserkers, Roderick Dale! Roderick is an archaeologist, Ph.D. in Viking studies, and author of two books about the Viking Age. Be sure to pick up a copy of Roderick’s books, via the link below, and follow him on Twitter! You can also read this Thesis on Viking Berserkers via the link below.

Today’s episode was proudly sponsored by http://www.darksword-armory.com/ Receive FREE shipping when on your hand-forged Medieval sword when you use the promo code ”Noah” at checkout!

Roderick’s book ”Vikings: Raids. Culture. Legacy.” https://amzn.to/2AeAQZQ

Roderick’s book: ”The Viking Experience” https://amzn.to/2AiAZLL

Berserker Thesis: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/28819/

Follow Roderick Dale on Twitter: twitter.com/Berserkjablogg

The History of Vikings on YouTube: https://t.co/6hkYFk6aM1

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Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have: noah@thehistoryofvikings.com

Ragnarök & The End Times in Norse Mythology With Carolyne Larrington

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In today’s episode, Professor Carolyne Larrington of Oxford University joins us again to talk all things Ragnarök, as well as the events comprising the End Times. Carolyne Larrington is Professor of Medieval European Literature, University of Oxford, and Official Fellow and Tutor, St. John’s College. Do be sure to check out her book on Game of Thrones, her translation of The Poetic Edda, and her book on Norse Mythology!

Today’s episode was proudly sponsored by https://sonsofvikings.com/  Receive 10% off your order when using the code ”Vikinghistory” at checkout!

Carolyne’s book on Game of Thrones: https://amzn.to/2JA1CeA

Carolyne’s translation of The Poetic Edda: https://amzn.to/2uEGKyr

Carolyne’s book on Norse Mythology: https://amzn.to/2LrSgqw

The History of Vikings on YouTube: https://t.co/6hkYFk6aM1

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Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have: noah@thehistoryofvikings.com

History On Fire – The Art of Storytelling & Living History With Daniele Bolelli

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A discussion with inspirational history podcaster Daniele Bolelli! Daniele is the host of History On Fire, as well as The Drunken Taoist Podcast. He has been featured on Joe Rogan twice, and is the host of one of the largest history podcasts in the world! His work inspired me to start my own history podcast, and it was an absolute honor having him on the show! Be sure to check out his podcasts via the links below! I hope you all enjoy!

Today’s episode was proudly sponsored by https://www.thefroggyviking.com/ Receive 10% your beautifully carved drinking horn by using the code ”Vikings10” at checkout!

History On Fire: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/history-on-fire/id1038514498?mt=2

The Drunken Taoist Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-drunken-taoist-podcast/id567232410?mt=2

The History of Vikings on YouTube: https://t.co/6hkYFk6aM1

Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter: https://twitter.com/HistoryofViking?lang=en

Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have: noah@thehistoryofvikings.com

The Völuspá – Order & Chaos in Norse Myth With The Northern Myths Podcast

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Today we will be exploring the Völuspá, with our good friends Luke and Dan of The Northern Myths Podcast! Together, we’ll look at the existence of order and chaos in the creation of the world as well as Ragnarök and the end times.

Today’s episode was proudly sponsored by https://www.viking-shield.com/ Receive 5% off your finest Viking Age replicas and gifts by using the code ”Viking18” at checkout!

The Northern Myths Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/northern-myths-podcast-norse-mythology-other-myths/id1344584110?mt=2

The Northern Myths YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnEbzniJMTlR-OzPjDB5gXg

The History of Vikings on YouTube: https://t.co/6hkYFk6aM1

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Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have: noah@thehistoryofvikings.com

Skaldic Poetry, Heimdall, and The Jomsvikings, With Siobhan Clark

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Today we explore the influence of Skaldic Poetry in Norse Myth, with the author of historical adventure novel, ”The Children of Midgard”. Siobhan Clark tells of many aspects in Norse Myth, and how they have influenced her as a writer. I encourage you to check out her book ”The Children of Midgard” via the link below.

Today’s episode was proudly sponsored by https://www.thefroggyviking.com/ Receive 10% your beautifully carved drinking horn by using the code ”Vikings10” at checkout!

The Children of Midgard: https://amzn.to/2NGeBii

The History of Vikings on YouTube: https://t.co/6hkYFk6aM1

Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter: https://twitter.com/HistoryofViking?lang=en

Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have: noah@thehistoryofvikings.com

The Saga of The Volsungs With Fjörn The Skald

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In today’s episode, I’m joined by Fjörn, the man behind the wonderful Norse history blog Fjörn’s Hall. Fjörn and I dive deep into The Saga of The Volsungs, one of the most influential Viking sagas of all time! This is an episode you won’t want to miss, and I encourage you to check out Fjörn’s Hall after you’ve finished listening! Be sure to check out The History of Vikings on YouTube as well!

Fjörn’s epic Norse history blog: https://fjorns-hall.com/

The Saga of The Volsungs: https://amzn.to/2MEv8lq

Dr. Jackson Crawford’s translation of The Saga of The Volsungs: https://amzn.to/2lO4fQL

The History of Vikings on YouTube: https://t.co/6hkYFk6aM1

Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter: https://twitter.com/HistoryofViking?lang=en

Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have: noah@thehistoryofvikings.com

Old Norse, Snorri Sturluson & The Realm of Jǫtunheimr With Dr. Jackson Crawford

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Today I’m joined by Dr. Jackson Crawford! He’s an Old Norse specialist and translator teaching at the University of Colorado (formerly UC Berkeley and UCLA). In our almost hour-long discussion, we cover a plethora of topics, starting with an introduction to Old Norse, and then exploring the Poetic & Prose Edda’s, and what the differences between the two primary sources are. We also discuss the many different aspects of Norse Mythology, including the chief attributes among the gods, as well as the characterization of giants (or jötnar) in Norse Myth. I implore you to check out Dr. Crawford’s prolific YouTube channel, via the link below, as well as to purchase a copy of his translation of The Poetic Edda, or Saga of The Volsungs!

Dr. Jackson Crawford’s YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXCxNFxw6iq-Mh4uIjYvufg

Translation of The Poetic Edda: https://amzn.to/2Kgf3VH

Translation of The Saga of The Volsungs:https://amzn.to/2JYTfhW

Follow Dr. Jackson Crawford on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Norsebysw

The History of Vikings on YouTube: https://t.co/6hkYFk6aM1

Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter: https://twitter.com/HistoryofViking?lang=en

Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have: noah@thehistoryofvikings.com

Reviving The Viking Spirit With Bjørn Andreas Bull-Hansen

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In today’s show, I’m joined by Bjørn Andreas Bull-Hansen! He’s a bestselling Norwegian novelist, yachtsman, historic archer, and modern-day Viking! In our discussion, we talk all about what it means to ”Revive The Viking Spirit” and how it is very possible to embrace a Viking lifestyle in modern times. Bjørn also runs a wonderful Youtube channel with over 20,000 subscribers, passionately making videos on everything from Viking axes and knives to Viking festivals, bushcraft, and reviving the Viking spirit! Below are links to his Youtube channel and website (where you will find his awesome blog)!

Bjørn’s Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC95m7aBYo7wgNCoHb1ojQYw

Bjørn’s website & blog: https://bull-hansen.com/

The History of Vikings on YouTube: https://t.co/6hkYFk6aM1

Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter: https://twitter.com/HistoryofViking?lang=en

Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have: noah@thehistoryofvikings.com