THE VIKINGSNa LochlannaighStrand:Early people and ancient societies800AD-1100AD
THE FIRST VIKING ATTACK ON IRELAND TOOK PLACE IN 795AD ON RATHLIN ISLAND
VIKING DUBLIN
STREETS AND DEFENCES
A wood turner at work outside his house
EVIDENCE• Archaeological finds: Coins, jewellery,household goods, weapons, personalitems e.g. combs, remains of houses,shi...
“The wind is fierce and wild tonightIt tosses the top of the waves to whiteOn such a night I take my easeFierce Northmen o...
ORIGINS IN SCANDANAVIA
VIKING FACTS• They came fromDenmark, Norway,Sweden• They came in longshipsand raided themonasteries looking forslaves, pro...
BURIAL AT SEA
FOODMeat, fish, bread, gruel, vegetables, fruits, berries, nuts, wine, beer.Salting, drying, smoking, pickling.
CLOTHES• Viking women wore a long woolen dressunder a pinafore-like tunic with a shawlover the top for the outdoors. Cloth...
CLOTHES
VIKING SKATE
HOMESViking longhouses were rectangular. Hearth was in the middle. Sideslined with wooden benches for sleeping and eating
• Inside the Viking longhouseInside the Viking Longhouse
PASTIMESWrestling, board games, telling stories, playing music, horse fighting
A BOARD GAME WAS A PEACEFUL VIKING ACTIVITY
JEWELLERYThey loved silver necklaces, neck-rings, arm-rings, brooches and ear-rings
VIKING LONGSHIP
REMAINS OF VIKING SHIP
VIKING LONGSHIPBuilt from oak planks which overlapped. Joined by iron rivets. Joints stuffed with rope andanimal hair to m...
VIKING WARRIOR
WEAPONSThe twin-bladed sword and battleaxe were favoured weapons
LEGACY• Place names: Dublin, Skerries, Carlingford,Ulster, Ireland, Howth, Leixlip• New words: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday...
TEACHING STRATEGIES• DRAMA AND ROLE-PLAY• STORY:THE GOLD CROSS OFKILLADOO BY JOHN QUINN; THEVIKINGS IN IRELAND AND BRIAN B...
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  1. 1. THE VIKINGSNa LochlannaighStrand:Early people and ancient societies800AD-1100AD
  2. 2. THE FIRST VIKING ATTACK ON IRELAND TOOK PLACE IN 795AD ON RATHLIN ISLAND
  3. 3. VIKING DUBLIN
  4. 4. STREETS AND DEFENCES
  5. 5. A wood turner at work outside his house
  6. 6. EVIDENCE• Archaeological finds: Coins, jewellery,household goods, weapons, personalitems e.g. combs, remains of houses,ships, graves.• Annals or diaries of monks: Annals ofUlster, Annals of the Four Masters, Annalsof Clonmacnoise.• Viking sagas.
  7. 7. “The wind is fierce and wild tonightIt tosses the top of the waves to whiteOn such a night I take my easeFierce Northmen only cross the quietseas”.Written by Irish monk c.830 AD
  8. 8. ORIGINS IN SCANDANAVIA
  9. 9. VIKING FACTS• They came fromDenmark, Norway,Sweden• They came in longshipsand raided themonasteries looking forslaves, provisions andtreasure.• They fought with swords,axes, spears and carriedwooden shields. Theywore armour• They lived in longrectangular houses andestablished towns• They traded using coins.• They worshipped fertilitydeities and warriordeities. Odin was king ofthe gods.• They wrote using markscalled runes
  10. 10. BURIAL AT SEA
  11. 11. FOODMeat, fish, bread, gruel, vegetables, fruits, berries, nuts, wine, beer.Salting, drying, smoking, pickling.
  12. 12. CLOTHES• Viking women wore a long woolen dressunder a pinafore-like tunic with a shawlover the top for the outdoors. Cloth wasdyed with woad, madder, berries andonionskins.• Men wore a belted tunic over anundershirt and trousers.
  13. 13. CLOTHES
  14. 14. VIKING SKATE
  15. 15. HOMESViking longhouses were rectangular. Hearth was in the middle. Sideslined with wooden benches for sleeping and eating
  16. 16. • Inside the Viking longhouseInside the Viking Longhouse
  17. 17. PASTIMESWrestling, board games, telling stories, playing music, horse fighting
  18. 18. A BOARD GAME WAS A PEACEFUL VIKING ACTIVITY
  19. 19. JEWELLERYThey loved silver necklaces, neck-rings, arm-rings, brooches and ear-rings
  20. 20. VIKING LONGSHIP
  21. 21. REMAINS OF VIKING SHIP
  22. 22. VIKING LONGSHIPBuilt from oak planks which overlapped. Joined by iron rivets. Joints stuffed with rope andanimal hair to make them watertight. Fast. Could navigate rivers.
  23. 23. VIKING WARRIOR
  24. 24. WEAPONSThe twin-bladed sword and battleaxe were favoured weapons
  25. 25. LEGACY• Place names: Dublin, Skerries, Carlingford,Ulster, Ireland, Howth, Leixlip• New words: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday(Frey-god of crops and animals), ransack, skull,husband, haven, kettle, knife, window, long, egg,market• Towns such as Dublin, Wexford, Arklow,Waterford, Cork, Limerick, Carlingford• Development of trade, coinage.• New art form: animal figures such as dragonsand serpents.
  26. 26. TEACHING STRATEGIES• DRAMA AND ROLE-PLAY• STORY:THE GOLD CROSS OFKILLADOO BY JOHN QUINN; THEVIKINGS IN IRELAND AND BRIAN BORUBY MORGAN LLYWELYN; ERIC THERED• DEBATE/NEWSPAPER REPORTS• MODEL-MAKING• TRADING GOODS

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