Viking beliefs . The Norse myths -Many different gods. - Adventures with the gods and giants. Norse gods and goddesses -Frey, Thor, Loki, Freyja, Odin. The Vikings and Christianity -Old religion at the same time. -Colours such as blue, yellow and white. http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/vikings/beliefs/index.shtml http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/vikings/beliefs/beliefs2.shtml http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/vikings/beliefs/beliefs3.shtml
Travel, trade and exploration Viking ships - Strong, lightweight and beautifully. -Wood Trading - Such as silver, silk, spices, wine, jewellery, glass and pottery . Discovering new lands - Brave sailors and explorers . - The Faeroe Islands, Iceland and Greenland.
What happened to the Vikings ? The end of the Viking age -Many conflicts and battles with English . What the Vikings left behind Archaeological remains -Houses, burial sites, treasure hoards, stone sculpture and writing carved in 'runes'. Language -'husband', 'egg', 'law', 'knife' and 'window‘ . -Thursday is 'Thor's Day‘. Place names -Ending in -by, -thorpe, or –ay. Stories - Many stories about real people