Brand New Viking Age Ring Fortress Discovered In Denmark

In August, 2017, a group of archaeologists used laser technology to locate a well-shaped, circular ring fortification that dates back to the time of King Harald Bluetooth on the island of Zealand, Denmark. This is the first round citadel of its kind to be discovered on Danish soil since the mid 20th century onwards. Several…


A Brief History Of The City Of Aalborg, Denmark During The Viking Era

Aalborg (alternative Danish spelling ‘Ålborg’) is nowadays Denmark’s fourth largest city by means of total population and area as well as a noteworthy university centre in Northern Europe. The city lies close by the Limfjorden (a 110 miles-long strait in North Jutland) and almost halfway between the North and Baltic seas, which gives it a temperate…


20 Spectacular Natural Landscapes From The Nordic Countries

There are doubtlessly a lot of natural landscapes to discover and enjoy in Scandinavia and the Nordic countries in general. Below is depicted only a series of twenty such spectacular sceneries that you should see. The photographs will be displayed in the following geographic order: Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Iceland, Sweden, and Norway. Thus, without further…


Iceland Become World’s Smallest Country To Qualify For The FIFA World Cup

The Nordic country of Iceland have just become the world’s smallest nation to have ever qualified for a final FIFA tournament. After astonishing the entire football universe by acceding to the group stage of UEFA EURO 2016 and subsequently managing to kick out England in the Round of 16, the Icelanders have proved once again…


10 Wise Anglo-Saxon Riddles A Medieval Enthusiast Should Know

The Anglo-Saxons, just as the Norsemen, Goths, and other ancient Germanic peoples, were very fond of riddles and poetry. The Old English gnomic poetry passed the test of time through, most notably, the Exeter Book. This early medieval English manuscript constitutes the most voluminous body of work of Old English poetry ever written down. Subsequently,…