The Vikings typically relied upon fresh water from streams to drink during the day. They were also known to drink buttermilk and weak ale. During times of feast, the Vikings would drink beer or mead, which is an alcoholi... More » History Middle Ages

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Vikings ate a wide and varied diet that consisted of an array of meats, including pork, elk, bear, reindeer, wild chicken, geese and fish. Although they once raised horses for food, Christian church doctrine forbade the ... More » History Middle Ages

One commodity which the Vikings traded consistently was slaves. In addition to slaves, the Vikings offered honey, tin, wheat, wool, wood, iron, fur, leather, fish and ivory. More » History Middle Ages

While there is a popular perception of Vikings as barbaric, marauding raiders, this only paints a partial image of a culture that included mothers, children, old and infirm people; in fact, as a whole, the ancient Scandi... More » History Middle Ages

Vikings from countries, such as Denmark, Sweden and Norway, had jobs like traders, blacksmiths, jewelry makers, potters, bone carvers, blacksmiths, weapon makers, veterinarians, fence repairers, ship builders and herdsma... More » History Middle Ages