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  • VIKINGS
    • The Vikings lived from Sweden, Norway and Denmark. Vikings are explorers, warriors and merchants .
    • Their name probably means ``pirate´´
    • Vikings were farmers. They planted vegetables, and pigs and chikens.
    • The vikings were great artisans .They made beautiful objects.
    VIKING LIFE
  • THE VIKINGS HOUSE
    • ODIN: Odin is the chief of the gods. He was the son of the frost giant Bor and the giantess Bestla. Odin, his wife Freya live in Asgard.
    • THOR: Thor was the personification of thunder and the principal war god. He was armed with a hammer .
    • FREYA: Freya was the goddess of beauty and love. Friday is named after her, Freitag in German.
    MYTHOLOGY
    • Yggdrasil: Yggdrasil was the "World tree", a gigantic tree, thought to hold all of the different worlds.
    • Valhalla: The most beautiful mansion in Asgard.
  • MAP OF THE VIKING WORLD
    • The raiders invaded large areas of Britain, Ireland, France and Italy.
    • For over 300 years, Viking raiders terrorized the people of Europe.
    • Daring adventurers and traders sailed over seas and up rivers.
    • Eric the Red explored Greenland. His son, Leif Ericson he explored America.
    RAIDERS AND EXPLORERS
    • The Vikings settlers discovered and conquered lands.
    • In northern (north) France, the Vikings were called Normans.
    • In eastern (east) Europe, the Vikings were called Rus.
    • The areas where they lived the Vikings as Normandy and Russia.
    • Some Vikings settled in Iceland and Greenland.
    • Others Vikings went to live in America, but Native Americans attacked their homes and they went to Greenland.
    SETTLERS
    • Viking merchants the object in Europe.
    • The Vikings sold swords, fur and ivory.
    • The Vikings bought beautiful object made from gold and silver.
    Traders
  • STATUERS
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