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www.stormfront.org The Vikings
Who were the Vikings <ul><li>Norse people </li></ul><ul><li>Travellers and pirates raiders </li></ul><ul><li>8 th century ...
The Vikings in Britain <ul><li>793 in north-est England </li></ul><ul><li>865 “Great Army” invasion </li></ul><ul><li>Nort...
Viking life <ul><li>Viking clothes </li></ul><ul><li>jewellery: rings, bracelets, necklaces  </li></ul><ul><li>and brooche...
<ul><li>Food and feasting </li></ul><ul><li>Weddings, funerals and religious festivals </li></ul><ul><li>Sport ( wrestling...
Viking beliefs <ul><li>The Norse myths </li></ul><ul><li>Between Gods and giants </li></ul><ul><li>Thor (most popular) </l...
Travel, trade and exploratoin <ul><li>Viking ship </li></ul><ul><li>Strong and lightweight </li></ul><ul><li>Wood and wate...
What happened to the Vikings? <ul><li>The end of the Viking age </li></ul><ul><li>King Knut </li></ul><ul><li>1066 – Willi...
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  1. 1. www.stormfront.org The Vikings
  2. 2. Who were the Vikings <ul><li>Norse people </li></ul><ul><li>Travellers and pirates raiders </li></ul><ul><li>8 th century AD </li></ul>www.fantasymagazine.it
  3. 3. The Vikings in Britain <ul><li>793 in north-est England </li></ul><ul><li>865 “Great Army” invasion </li></ul><ul><li>North, centre and est England </li></ul>
  4. 4. Viking life <ul><li>Viking clothes </li></ul><ul><li>jewellery: rings, bracelets, necklaces </li></ul><ul><li>and brooches. </li></ul><ul><li>Man, woman and children </li></ul><ul><li>Craftsman or traders </li></ul><ul><li>Household jobs </li></ul><ul><li>15 or 16 years work with father </li></ul><ul><li>Viking house </li></ul><ul><li>Farms </li></ul><ul><li>Wood, stone or blocks of turf </li></ul><ul><li>Jorvik (modern York) </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Food and feasting </li></ul><ul><li>Weddings, funerals and religious festivals </li></ul><ul><li>Sport ( wrestling, athletics, fencing or archery ) </li></ul><ul><li>Law and order </li></ul><ul><li>Kings </li></ul><ul><li>Earls and chieftain </li></ul><ul><li>Freeman </li></ul><ul><li>Slaves </li></ul>
  6. 6. Viking beliefs <ul><li>The Norse myths </li></ul><ul><li>Between Gods and giants </li></ul><ul><li>Thor (most popular) </li></ul><ul><li>Odin (god of magic, poetry and war) </li></ul><ul><li>Loki (mischevious) </li></ul><ul><li>Freyja (love, beauty and fertility) </li></ul><ul><li>Frey (Freyja’s brother and god of fertility) </li></ul><ul><li>The Vikings and Christianity </li></ul><ul><li>Christians </li></ul><ul><li>Churches </li></ul><ul><li>Stone </li></ul>
  7. 7. Travel, trade and exploratoin <ul><li>Viking ship </li></ul><ul><li>Strong and lightweight </li></ul><ul><li>Wood and waterproof with tar </li></ul><ul><li>Trading </li></ul><ul><li>Silver, spices, wine and jewellery </li></ul><ul><li>Discovering new lands </li></ul><ul><li>Sailors and explorers </li></ul><ul><li>Faeroe Islands, Iceland and Greenland </li></ul><ul><li>985 – Bjarni Herjolfddon </li></ul><ul><li>1001 – Leif Heriksson </li></ul>
  8. 8. What happened to the Vikings? <ul><li>The end of the Viking age </li></ul><ul><li>King Knut </li></ul><ul><li>1066 – William, the Duke of Normandy </li></ul><ul><li>What the Vikings left behind </li></ul><ul><li>Words as 'husband', 'egg', 'law', 'knife' and 'window‘ </li></ul><ul><li>Place with the name ending in –by, -thorpe or –ay </li></ul><ul><li>Sagas (old Norse myths) </li></ul>Merletto Alessio & Ardizzoni Lorenzo
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