The Vikings

The Vikings

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The vikings

the norsemen lived in todays denmark, norway and sweden. they were farmers, fishermen and traders. norsemen who sailed were called vikings, the most magnificent seamen the world has ever known. the viking ships could sail the roughest seas, making long voyages to land warriors or unkind shores.

between the years 800ac-1000ac the vikings conquered many territories in the west and in the east of europe. they enjoyed fighting, so they used to robe and plunder other lands.

however, despite their frightening notoriety, the vikings established themselves on the conquered lands extremely fast and became christians in only two centuries. well, its true that in the same period they conquered the north of the atlantic, greenland, and a part of south america. their main kingdom was formed in scandinavia and in the south-east of europe.

the vikings and their history represent one of the worlds greatest myster...

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