From the Oslo Viking Ship Museum, via Wikimedia Commons user JRodSilva

Episode 12: Vikings – International Business Tycoons

Join Meredith as she discusses misperceptions about Viking society, their technology and cities, and how Viking merchants managed their international client bases.


Links and Additional Content:


Vikings were Global Investors, Not Just Pillagers via livescience

Viking Ships (with images) via Gettysburg College

10 Things You May Not Know About Vikings via the History Channel

21 Viking Myths Debunked via Buzzfeed. Forget academic integrity, folks. This is just hilarious.

101 Viking Facts via The Specialists. Site maintained by a museum educator in Leicestershire.

Towns and Trading in the Viking Age