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Archaeologists unearth Viking age temple

Archaeologists from the University Museum in Bergen have found traces of a heathen temple used for worshipping old Norse gods such as Odin and...

Viking grave found during remodeling

A young couple fixing up an old house at Selvåg in Bodø, Northern Norway, spotted a glass bead and then an ancient axe after...

Fourth Viking ship called ‘sensational’

Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of a Viking ship, burial mounds and Iron Age homes right next to the busy E6 freeway near Halden...

Tyldum tapped for new Viking series

Morten Tyldum, one of Norway's most successful film directors, has signed a deal with Paramount Pictures to create a major TV series based on...

Museum launches search for stolen Viking jewelry

The University of Bergen's Historisk Museum has posted photos online of some of an estimated 400 items stolen from its storage rooms earlier this month....

Archaeologists confirm a saga

Excavations in Trondheim of a well from the 1100s have allowed archaeologists to confirm the story behind a saga from the time. Excavation leader...

Vikings were relatively well-groomed

New research indicates that Vikings from Norway, Sweden and Denmark paid more attention to their appearance and were better groomed than their rumours may...

Archaeologists to dig into Oslo garden

Norwegian archaeologists think that treasures from the Iron Age and the Viking Age may be lying under the grass of a residential neighborhood in...

Viking craze hits ‘net, film and books

Vikings are no longer a cause of fear and loathing but instead have become rather trendy and "super pop," according to a recent rush...

Viking sword found in Telemark

A farmer at Hjuksebø in the county of Telemark says it was just a matter of luck and coincidence that he hadn't destroyed a...

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