As early as the 870’s, the Vikings from Norway and Denmark settled in Iceland, making it the land of the Vikings. Today, Icelandic people are still very proud of their Viking roots.
Not only Iceland, but also many people in other lands that the Vikings once invaded are also proud of their Viking roots. Every year, they often organize festivals to commemorate their ancestors, such as the Up Helly Aa festival in Shetland (Scotland), Viking festival in Wolin (Poland) …
The Vikings are inherently known for their brutality, which is clearly shown through movies or novels. However, where did the origin of that personality come from? How did farmers from Scandinavia become the nightmare of continental Europe?
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