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Valhalla & the Viking Afterlife With Tom Shippey

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In today’s show, I had the honor of talking with Tom Shippey, a British scholar who has taught at six universities in Britain and America, including both Oxford and Harvard, and who succeeded Tolkien (many years later) in the Chair of Medieval Literature at Leeds University. Tom is widely considered one of the world’s leading academic scholars on the works of J. R. R. Tolkien, about whom he has written several books, as well as many books and articles on Old English, Old Norse, and medieval literature generally. We discuss his famous book ”Laughing Shall I Die: Lives and Deaths of the Great Vikings,” which you can find via the link below.

Tom’s book ”Laughing Shall I Die” https://amzn.to/2LSAnhE

Tom’s blog, and more of his work https://bit.ly/1lfNwg8

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

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Traveling to Viking Scandinavia With The History Fangirl

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Today I’m joined by Stephanie Craig, host of The History Fangirl Podcast, and full-time world traveler. We discuss traveling to Scandinavia and some helpful tips for those who plan to travel there. Please be sure to check out more of Stephanie’s work via the links below.

The History Fangirl Podcast https://bit.ly/2Q8jzJj

Stephanie’s second travel podcast, ”Rick Steve’s Over Brunch” https://bit.ly/2QbSntp

My Interview on The History Fangirl Podcast https://bit.ly/2EdMENc

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

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Daily Life During The Viking Age With Anders Winroth

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Today I’m joined by Anders Winroth, Professor of Medieval History at Yale University. He is the author of a wonderful book called ”The Age of the Vikings.” Listen for a discussion on daily life during the Viking Age, Viking farmsteads, and more. You can find Anders’ glorious book via the link below.

I highly recommend you purchase a copy of Anders’ glorious book: https://amzn.to/2IxXUGJ

The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh

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

Music: Danheim – Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

Viking Coin Hoards With Jon Mann

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Tune in for a brilliant discussion with renowned British coin dealer Jon Mann. Jon and I talk all about Viking coins, the process of unearthing and discovering new Medieval coin hoards, and all of the fascinating things we can learn about the Vikings by studying them. Please be sure to check out Jon’s online coin dealership via the link below.

Jon’s Coin Dealership https://bit.ly/2BNKm4Z

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

Music: Danheim – Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

878 – A Tour of Viking Britain

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Tune in for a guided tour of Viking Age Britain! My good friend Pete, acclaimed history Youtuber and historian, takes us on a journey through time, to discover the glorious battles, influential kings, and the emerging towns and ports of Viking Age Britain. Pete runs a splendid Youtube channel called ”History Time” that s loaded with tons of great videos about the Vikings. Please be sure to check out more of his work via the links below.

Pete’s YouTube channel, ”History Time” https://bit.ly/2n9bZi7

The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh

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

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The Hakon’s Saga Books With Eric Schumacher

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Today I talk with Eric Schumacher who has written a series of books about King Hakon The Good of Norway. Eric’s books tell of how Hakon The Good must fight to claim and keep the high seat of Norway and are titled God’s Hammer and Raven’s Feast. You can find his books via the link below.

The Hakon’s Saga Book Series https://amzn.to/2HDimFH

The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh

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

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A Modern Day Viking – Norse By Northwest

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A delightful conversation with fellow Viking podcaster Aonghus, the host of ”Norse by Northwest.” Aonghus is a passionate Viking enthusiast who embraces many of the old Viking traditions through reenacting and archaeological experimentation. You can find his Viking history podcast via the link below.

Norse by Northwest https://apple.co/2E0GD5o

The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh

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

Music: Danheim – Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

Christian Influence in Norse Mythology With Carolyne Larrington

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Today I’m joined by Professor Carolyne Larrington of Oxford University. We discuss the basic concepts of Norse mythology and the influence that Christianity has had on some of the myths.  Please be sure to check out her translation of the Poetic Edda, and book on Norse mythology via the links below.

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

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

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

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Women During The Viking Age With Jóhanna Katrín Friðriksdóttir

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A conversation about women during The Viking Age with Jóhanna Katrín Friðriksdóttir. Jóhanna is a specialist in Norse literature, myth, and manuscripts. She is a lecturer at Yale University and is currently writing a book about Viking women, which will be coming out in 2019. The book will be titled Valkyrie, and in today’s episode, Jóhanna shares some of the wonderful things that she has learned while researching her book. We talk all about Viking women, touching on everything from Valkyries, Shieldmaidens, and the Sagas, to longboat sails, female court poets, and human sacrifice.

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

Music: Danheim – Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/

History With Hilbert – Shieldmaidens, Battle Tactics, and Naval Warfare

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A conversation with inspirational historian and acclaimed history YouTuber Hilbert. From Shieldmaidens and Viking women to naval warfare and Viking battle tactics, Hilbert and I explore every area of Viking life! We also ask important questions like – How did the Viking Age begin?

Hilbert on YouTube https://bit.ly/2rlLsyL

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

Music: Danheim – Framganga https://danheimmusic.com/