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Vikings and gods in European art

David M. Wilson

Vikings and gods in European art

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Published by Moesgård Museum in Højbjerg, Denmark .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art, European -- Exhibitions.,
  • Gods, Norse, in art -- Exhibitions.,
  • Vikings in art -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid M. Wilson.
    ContributionsDjanogly Art Gallery., Forhistorisk museum., York City Art Gallery.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN6754 .W558 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination111 p. :
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21061342M
    ISBN 108787334380


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The northernmost extension of Germanic mythology, Norse mythology consists of tales of various deities, beings, and heroes derived from numerous. The Norse Gods are the mythological characters that, as far as we know, came from the Northern Germanic tribes of the 9th century AD. These stories were passed down in the form of poetry until the 11th Vikings and gods in European art book 18th centuries when the Eddas and other texts were written.

Viking, member of the Scandinavian seafaring warriors who raided and colonized wide areas of Europe from the 9th to the 11th century. Made up of landowning chieftains and clan heads, their retainers, freemen, and others, these Scandinavians were independent farmers at home but raiders and pillagers at sea.

Vikings history is as extensive as the people it studies. The seafaring Vikings (in Danish, the Vikinger) were a group of people that came from the Scandinavian countries of Norway, Denmark, and Sweden. They made an enduring name for themselves in the 8th through the 11th centuries for being tactical warriors, smart traders, and daring explorers.

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Vikings believed in two main families (“clans”) of gods: the Aesir (sky gods, or gods and goddesses of humankind) and the Vanir (earth Gods, or gods and goddesses of nature). They also believed in elves, dwarves, trolls and intelligent, powerful animals, like Jormungand, the sea-serpent and Fenrir.

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In fact, they will soon complete the first temple to Thor and Odin to exist in Iceland in over years. “I don’t believe anyone believes in a one-eyed man who is riding about on a horse with eight feet,” High priest Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson Author: Caleb Strom.

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Meanwhile, Viking armies remained active on the European continent throughout the ninth century, brutally sacking Nantes (on the French coast) in and. Ragnar is said to have been the father of three sons—Halfdan, Inwaer (Ivar the Boneless), and Hubba (Ubbe)—who, according to the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle and other medieval sources, led a Viking invasion of East Anglia in They may have sought to avenge Ragnar’s death, which may or may not have been murder, or they may have been claiming land to which they.

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