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Vikings

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

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