1998.Â, P. Foote: 1117 in Iceland and England. Translated with introduction and notes by Ármann Jakobson and D. Clark.Â, Dag Strömbäck: The Conversion of IcelandÂ, Theodoricus Monachus: The Ancient History of the Norwegian Kings. Ed. The household items tell us about the woman’s role in society. And the medieval freemen were among the few who, over time, could move among classes, at least among the lower ones. 2nd edition, 2007.Â, The Fourth Grammatical Treatise. While the medieval Scandinavian law book the 'Grágás', also known as 'The Gray Goose Laws', would hardly thrill modern societies, it was helpful to women in many cases. Coke in memory of his wife, began in 1963 with G.N. R. G. FinchÂ, Stories from Sagas of Kings . Ed. Vikingar, the Old Norse word for viking, was solely in reference to the men, who were the ones who primarily participated in trips to Great Britain, Europe, and the East. [11] The first volume of the journal, Saga-Book, appeared in 1895; the first volume of Old Lore Miscellany is dated 1907-08; in welcoming that, the Pall Mall Gazette praised the society for "fresh and meritorious work". A text series began with an edition of Gunnlaugs saga ormstungu in 1935[14] and later broadened to include further monographs. [13] From 1920, Saga-Book occasionally published monographs as separate numbers, but there is also a short Extra Series of monographs which began in 1893. Anthony Faulkes. Translated by Siân Grønlie, Thor the Wind-raiser and the Eyrarland Image. Skáldskaparmál. B. Townsend: Index to Old-Lore SeriesÂ, J. They receive the annual issue of Saga-Book and other occasional publications at no additional cost. and notes by Carl PhelpsteadÂ, Hrafnagaldur Óðins (Forspjallsljóð). FrontispieceÂ, The Saga of Bishop Thorlak. You may even sail a Viking longship! [26], For the organization at Leeds University, see, The organisational meeting was held on 5 May 1892 in response to a circular sent out to members of the Orkney and Shetland Society of London. Orms þáttr. The Old Viking Society (OVS) exists to maintain and develop the links between the College, our alumni and former staff. Unicode version, Skáldskaparmál. All former staff and pupils automatically become members of the OVS. Six papers on The Prose Edda:Â,             Descent from the gods.Â,             The Genealogies and Regnal lists in a Manuscript in Resen’s Library.Â,             The Sources of Skáldskaparmál.Â,             What was Viking Poetry for?Â, Egils saga . Anthony Faulkes. Ed. A. Six papers on The Prose Edda: The Genealogies and Regnal lists in a Manuscript in Resen’s Library, . While the wiki is intended to provide a wide range of helpful information, it also includes formal rules and regulations which apply to members of the Vikings Society and any guests attending our events. W. G. Collingwood and Jón StefánssonÂ, The Life of Gudmund the Good. The Society is founded as an Antiquarian, Literary and Social Society. But for the time, females were remarkably well looked after. The Vikings in Manchester Ydalir is the Manchester group of The Vikings, the UK's oldest and largest Dark Age re-enactment society. The Verdict of the Names. Tolkien, and Ursula Dronke, for example. 1. Ed. Tr. 1995, repr. Searchable version Â, Volume VI (1909–10). In 1917 the Viking Society was asked to help with the effort to establish Scandinavian Studies at the University of London, where it was by then holding its meetings, and it became traditional for the head of what is now the Department of Scandinavian Studies at University College London to be joint Honorary Secretary of the Society. G Turville-Petre and E. S. OlszewskaÂ, The Saga of Gunnlaug Serpent-Tongue . Tr. Founded in 1892, the Viking Society for Northern Research is the world’s leading scholarly organization dedicated to the study of medieval Scandinavia and the wider Viking world. 1964.Â, Sven B. F. Jansson: Swedish Vikings in England: the evidence of the rune stones. 1987.Â, Anthony Faulkes: Poetical Inspiration in Old Norse and Old English Poetry. When Viking men were away from home—raiding, fishing, exploring or on trading missions—women in Viking society took over all the men’s work as well as doing their own. Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings by John Haywood (Penguin, 1996). King Canute’s coinage in the northern countries, Poetical Inspiration in Old Norse and Old English Poetry, Skaldic Versifying and Social Discrimination in Medieval Iceland, . The Viking age in European history was from about AD700 to 1100. Collingwood and Jón Stefánsson's The Life and Death of Kormac the Skald. [1] After some debate, this was broadened to include all those interested in the Norsemen and the history of the North, and an inaugural session of the reconstituted Viking Club or Orkney, Shetland and Northern Society was held at the King's Weigh House Rooms on 12 January 1894. Searchable version Â, Volume IV (1905–06). Margaret Clunies Ross and Jonas Wellendorf.Â, A newly discovered manuscript of Magnús Ólafsson’s EddaÂ, Anthony Faulkes. Glossary and Index. G Turville-Petre and E. S. Olszewska, The Poetic Edda in the Light of Archæology, Essays on Questions Connected with the Old English Poem of Beowulf, The influence of the Latin Tradition on Snorri Sturluson’s writin, A Pilgrimage to the Saga-Steads of Iceland, Fourteenth-Century Icelandic Verse on the Virgin Mary, A History of Norway and The Passion and Miracles of the Blessed Óláfr, A newly discovered manuscript of Magnús Ólafsson’s Edda, The Fljotsdale Saga and The Droplaugarsons, Introductory Essays on Egils saga and Njáls saga, Ólafur Halldórsson: Danish Kings and the Jomsvikings in the Greatest Saga of Óláfr Tryggvason, Ólafur Halldórsson: Text by Snorri Sturluson in Óláfs saga Tryggvasonar en mesta. He will be glad to receive a note of any errors in his conversions so that he can swiftly correct them.Â,       For any queries about the content of this website contact anthony.faulkes@talktalk.netÂ, G. N. Garmonsway: Canute and his empire. Searchable version Â, Volume XIV (1953–57). Alison Finlay and Anthony Faulkes, Illuga saga. The Viking Society for Northern Research, founded in London in 1892 as the Orkney, Shetland and Northern Society or the Viking Club, is a group dedicated to the study and promotion of the ancient culture of Scandinavia whose journal, Saga-Book, publication of editions, translations, and scholarly studies, and since 1964 the Dorothea Coke Memorial Lectures, have been influential in the field of Old Norse and Scandinavian-British Studies. Searchable version Â, Volume XXIII (1990–93). W. G. Collingwood and Jón Stefánsson, . Bjarni Einarsson. Ed. Some came to fight, but others came to Britain to live peacefully. Searchable version Â, Volume VIII (1913–14). N. F. BlakeÂ, The Saga of the Volsungs. . The Vikings were not all bloodthirsty raiders. Titles which do not at present have a link will be added in due course. In the centuries after their first raid on English soil in A.D. 793, Vikings made a historic … [8], The mockery touched off vehement exchanges of letters in the Orkney Herald and the Shetland News in which St. Magnus was used as a pen name and reference was made to effeminacy and nithings. In the foremost place of societies soon in Europe we'll be! 1: . Translated and annotated by David and Ian McDougallÂ. The PowerPoint goes through the main classes in society the Jarls, Karls and Thralls as well as the political … Tr. The copyright belongs either to the authors or to the Viking Society, as stated at the beginning of each work, and permission must be obtained from the Society to use downloaded versions either in whole or in part for any other purpose.Â,       Click on the titles to see the entire text in pdf. The Book of the Icelanders. 1981.Â, John Kousgard Sørensen: Patronymics in Denmark and England. Christopher TolkienÂ, The Saga of the Jomsvikings . The digital versions are intended to make the range of our publications known to a wider public, and may be used for reference purposes, to evaluate books for purchase or for university courses and for private study. They cannot be bought via this page but can be ordered from Gazelle Book Services Limited, High Town, Lancaster, LA1 4XS; email: sales@gazellebooks.co.uk. Tr. [21][22], World War I had little effect on the Society's meetings but interrupted its publications, which resumed only slowly; there had been financial problems early in its history (a Treasurer destroyed the year's financial records rather than take them with him in a move, and the printers sued to recover the cost of an overrun),[23] and again in 1916 a large sum had to be promised to the printers to avert a lawsuit,[24] but in the 1920s serious financial problems arose. Vikings History — Society: Men, Women, and Children Within the male-dominated Viking society, women had a certain amount of personal power, depending on their social status. In the words of Punch: If we scratch up a scanty Skanian skill with skald and skal and ski, Official Society rules. Detailed maps of Viking settlements in Scotland, Ireland, England, Iceland and Normandy. Translated by Devra Kunin. [3] Punch made fun of the Nordic titles of its officers with a satirical "Saga of the Shield-Maiden": There'll be many a black, black eye, mother, in the club to-morrow night. Searchable version Â, Volume XVII (1966–69). Olive BrayÂ, The Fljotsdale Saga and The DroplaugarsonsÂ, Færeyinga saga  (The Saga of the Faroe Islanders) . Anthony Faulkes. New edition, 2011. Even if the women of the Viking Age could also achieve power like men, there were still some particular areas that they were responsible for: the home and the housekeeping. 1974.Â, Ursula Dronke: The role of sexual themes in Njáls saga. Edited with an intro. In the early Viking Age, no national kings existed. Translated by Eric ChristiansenÂ, Prologue and Gylfaginning. and tr. Viking Society publications currently available are listed below. 2008.Â. Alison Finlay and Anthony FaulkesÂ, Heimskringla I . 2nd edition, 2007. . Part 1. The society did at that time call its officers "jarl, jarla-man, Viking-jarl, umboths-jarl and the rest,"[5] and its by-laws are still called the Law-Book. Supplementary note (2007)Â,             Rauðúlfs þáttr, text and translationÂ,             The Story of Rauð and his Sons. The 'foys', or concerts, gave way starting in 1901 to an annual dinner, which has continued to the present with few interruptions. Based in Leicester, UK, Vikings of Middle England perform to audiences across the country, showing the struggles and victories of our Viking, Saxon and Norman ancestors. Ed. Meetings were suspended during World War II but publications struggled on. For the Things-bothman and the Law-bothman have together arranged to fight; Volume I (1895–97). Ed. Our events present a wide range of aspects of life in Viking age Europe, from combat displays to demonstrations of everyday domestic Crafts. Men quantifiably had more rights than women in Viking society. Searchable version Â, Volume XIII (1946–53). Translated by Siân GrønlieÂ, Richard Perkins: Thor the Wind-raiser and the Eyrarland Image. R. QuirkÂ, The Saga of King Heiðrek the Wise . Edited with an intro. [6] Initially they had used names specifically related to the Isles: "Udaller, Udal-Book and Udal-Right for Member, List of Members and Membership respectively [and also] Huss-Thing, Schynd-Bill, Great Foud and Stem-Rod". Compiled by Anthony FaulkesÂ, Hervarar saga ok Heiðreks. Translated and edited by Christine PeelÂ, Hávamál. While the stakes will be held by the Skatt-taker, and the Jarl will join the fray, Searchable version Â, Volume XII (1937–45). Ein mythologischer FührerÂ, The Life and Works of James Easson, the Dundee People’s poet.Â, J. Searchable version Â, Volume X (1928–29). Searchable version Â, Volume XVI (1962–65). When Viking men were away from home—raiding, fishing, exploring or on trading missions—women in Viking society took over all the men’s work as well as doing their own. Parts of some publications, such as images, may have had to be deleted for reasons of copyright.Â,       The editions of Prologue and Gylfaginning and Skáldskaparmál 1 have been converted to Unicode by Antonio Costanzo (antoniokostanzo@hotmail.it) so that it will be easier to search for Icelandic words and names and phrases, and his files have been added below alongside the original files which used the now outdated Reykjavík Times font. Searchable version Â, Volume XV (1957–61). A Study. A. Ed. Ed. The Viking Society for Northern Research, founded in London in 1892 as the Orkney, Shetland and Northern Society or the Viking Club, is a group dedicated to the study and promotion of the ancient culture of Scandinavia whose journal, Saga-Book, publication of editions, translations, and scholarly studies, and since 1964 the Dorothea Coke Memorial Lectures, have been influential in the field of Old Norse and Scandinavian-British Studies. The Mythological Poems. [20] The Society's extensive library became part of University College's library in 1931 in exchange for permanent access to a meeting room; however, in 1940 the collection was almost entirely destroyed in a fire caused by wartime bombing and it had to be laboriously replaced. 1997.Â, G. Fellows-Jensen: The Vikings and their Victims. The Story of the Conversion. Garmonsway lecturing on "Canute and His Empire"; these are published. The digital versions are intended to make the range of our publications known to a wider public, and may be used for reference purposes, to evaluate books for purchase or for university courses and for private study. The Vikings Society is organised into Groups: extended 'families' which train together and often travel, eat, drink, sing, and camp together. When the Vikings arrived in Scotland, they brought with them their own rules, laws and ways of living. It was mocked in the Pall Mall Gazette under the headline "Vikings Drink Tea",[2] whereupon a member retorted in a letter that "The fiercest warriors, even savages, drink tea and coffee nowadays". [15] The Dorothea Coke Memorial Lectures at University College London, endowed in 1962 by Colonel B.E. Their longships brought families who settled in villages. Vikings of Middle England are a Viking Re-Enactment, Living History and Historical Entertainment group in the UK. [7] Both publications also made fun of the "weaking" pronunciation of viking and of the ambitious statement of intent in the prospectus: "It behoves every one who is directly or indirectly connected with or interested in the North to give the Viking Club such support as will enable it to take its proper place among the foremost societies in Europe". The Vikings is an educational charity, reg. New edition, 2011. Tr. Ed. 2nd edition, . Viking raids on England began again in 980, and the country ultimately became part of the empire of Canute. Richard Perkins: The Verses in Eric the Red’s Saga. A translation series began in 1902 with W.G. A. Members’/Non Members’ prices are listed below. Searchable version Â, Volume XVIII (1970–73). Translated and edited by Christine Peel, . ). Ed. We will help you put together your first costume and assemble enough kit to take part in your first event. Anthony FaulkesÂ, Heimskringla I. Tr. With W. A. Clouston: Notes on the Folk-Lore of the Raven and the OwlÂ, Thorsteinn Erlingsson: Ruins of the Saga Time.Â, W. G. Collingwood and Jón Stefánsson: A Pilgrimage to the Saga-Steads of IcelandÂ, Matthias Egeler: Lejre. Searchable version Â, Volume XI (1934–36). This second lesson explores the main political, social and cultural features of Viking society. Townsend, "The Viking Society: A Centenary History" in. And we Shield-maidens will shriek and whoop in Old Norse, as best we may! The Society shall be called the VIKING SOCIETY FOR NORTHERN RESEARCH (founded in 1892 as The Orkney, Shetland, and Northern Society or Viking Club). Searchable versionÂ, Volume XIX (1974–77). Translated by Devra Kunin. Listed below are 'The Vikings' Groups that met the parameters of your search, for more information on any group, click the 'Group Info...' and the end of each line If no groups are listed then we unfortunately do not have information on that area, please contact us via the Contact link to see if we can assist further.... United Kingdom Once you travel with Viking, you are automatically enrolled in the Viking Explorer Society, meaning you are part of a community of sophisticated travelers: people … Tr. Olive Bray,   (The Saga of the Faroe Islanders) . Annette Lassen.Â, Íslendingabók. The Book of the Icelanders. Searchable version Â, Volume XXII (1986–89). Anthony Faulkes. There were three broad social classes: the nobles or jarls, the middle class or karls and the slaves or thralls. Each Group has its own personality, and you are free to join whichever you prefer, but the one which meets and trains close to where you live is an obvious starting point. Membership of the Viking Society is open to anybody with an interest in the medieval North. Anthony Faulkes. It publishes a journal called Northern Studies and holds an annual conference. The Vikings had a profound impact on the early medieval history of Scandinavia, the B… According to most sources, the women within Viking society did not partake in those two activities and were delegated to more domestic tasks back home. Anthony, . Ed. Anthony Faulkes. J. E. Turville-PetreÂ, W. E. D. Allen: The Poet and the Spae-Wife = Saga-Book XV:3 (1960)Â, Árni Björnsson: Wagner and the VolsungsÂ, R. T. Farrell: Beowulf, Swedes and Geats = Saga-Book XVIII:3 (1972)Â, First International Saga Conference  1971Â, Peter G. Foote: The Pseudo-Turpin Chronicle in IcelandÂ, Introductory Essays on Egils saga and Njáls sagaÂ, Birger Nerman: The Poetic Edda in the Light of ArchæologyÂ, Ólafur Halldórsson: Danish Kings and the Jomsvikings in the Greatest Saga of Óláfr TryggvasonÂ, Ólafur Halldórsson: Text by Snorri Sturluson in Óláfs saga Tryggvasonar en mestaÂ, Neil S. Price: The Vikings in Brittany  = Saga-Book XXII:6 (1989)Â, Alan S. C. Ross: The Terfinnas and Beormas of Ohthere Â, Stefán Karlsson: The Icelandic LanguageÂ, Knut Stjerna: Essays on Questions Connected with the Old English Poem of Beowulf Â, The Viking Age in the Isle of Man  (Ninth Viking Congress 1981)Â, Anthony Faulkes: Miscellaneous articles and lectures:Â,             ‘The influence of the Latin Tradition on Snorri Sturluson’s writings.’,             Last Rituals (review).Â,             ‘A New Medieval Carol Text?’Â,             ‘Outlaws in Medieval England and Iceland’.Â,             ‘Snorra Edda’ (Oxford Dictionary).Â,             ‘Snorri Sturluson’ (Viking World).Â,             ‘The Viking Mind’.Â, Elizabeth Jackson: Old Icelandic Truce Formulas (Tryggðamál).Â, Alice Selby: Icelandic Journal = Saga-Book XIX:1 (1974)Â, Jessie M. E. Saxby: Birds of Omen in Shetland. 2003.Â, Stefan Brink: Lady – bryti andLord and   deigja. Ed. Re-enacting the life, times and battles of 8-11th century Britain, The Vikings is the UK’s oldest and largest Viking-age society, with branches across Britain, in Europe, the US and Canada. Part 1. Searchable version Â, Volume V (1907–08). Two Icelandic Stories. This is the second in a series of lessons on Vikings. Initially, the club was founded as a social and literary society for those from Orkney and Shetland. Tr. Tr. Within the male-dominated Viking society, women had a certain amount of personal power, depending on their social status. Group List. 1968.Â, Dag Strömbäck: The Epiphany in runic art. Searchable version Â, Volume VII (1911–12). Tr. Includes dig reports, 3D model of a Viking Age farm at Ribblehead, Yorkshire, and fun approaches for kids. Social Classes in Viking Society In Vikings by SkjaldenAugust 17, 2018 The Viking society was divided into a hierarchy of four social classes. Viking Society members are entitled to reduced prices, normally 50% of RRP. The Viking Society for Northern Research is making virtually all its publications (and some other related items) from inception in 1893 to the present freely available on this website, though recent titles may not be released until three years from the date of publication. 1970.Â, Alistair Campbell: Skaldic verse and Anglo-Saxon history. Edited and translated by Helen CarronÂ, Einar Ólafur Sveinsson: Dating the Icelandic sagasÂ, Einar Ólafur Sveinsson: The Folk-Stories of IcelandÂ, Fourteenth-Century Icelandic Verse on the Virgin Mary. Tr. Members are welcome to attend the three annual meetings of the Society, and to bring guests. [10] In 1902 its name changed to the Viking Club or Society for Northern Research and in 1912 to the Viking Society for Northern Research. [25], After the idea was raised at the fifth Viking Congress in Tórshavn in 1965, a Scottish offshoot of the Viking Society, the Scottish Society for Northern Studies, came into being in 1968. See J.A.B. Alison Finlay and Anthony FaulkesÂ, Heimskringla III . For a summary of the publications, see Townsend, Viking Society for Northern Research website, Scottish Society for Northern Studies website, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Viking_Society_for_Northern_Research&oldid=980859779, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 28 September 2020, at 21:48.   Philip LavenderÂ, The Life and Death of Cormac the Scald. 1: Introduction, Text and Notes. Hreiðars þáttr. Back issues (two years or more older than the current issue) are available in pdf form at VSNR Web Publications. Tr. 2nd editionÂ, Heimskringla II. Ed. 1982.Â, Raymond Page: “A most vile people”: early English historians on the Vikings. Anthony Faulkes. In the countries they raided and settled, the period is known as the Viking Age, and the term 'Viking' also commonly includes the inhabitants of the Norse homelands. Alison Finlay and Anthony Faulkes. 1966Â, Gabriel Turville-Petre: Haraldr the Hard-Ruler and his poets. Meet the Vikings! Ed. Some publications are very large and may take several minutes to download. Alison Finlay and Anthony Faulkes. A new issue comes out every autumn. The Viking Society for Northern Research is making virtually all its publications (and some other related items) from inception in 1893 to the present freely available on this website, though recent titles may not be released until three years from the date of publication.Â,       These digital versions are not intended to replace our printed publications, and titles currently in print will remain available to buy in book form as long as there is a demand for them (the list can be seen at www.vsnr.org/publications/ ). An IntroductionÂ, The Works of Sven Aggesen. [9], The society soon became better known for scholarship than for the conviviality that had been half its intended purpose. Searchable version Â, Volume XXI (1982–85). Margaret Clunies Ross and Jonas Wellendorf. Diana Whaley: Heimskringla. We are family-orientated, and our events include activities for young children and teenagers. At the bottom were the slaves, above the slaves where the Karls, in the middle where the Jarls, and at the top where the royals, such as the Kings and Queens. Ed. The Mythological Poems. Unicode version of Skáldskaparmál 1, Háttatal. Kristni saga. Searchable version Â, Volume XX (1978–81). The Vikings (previously the Norse Film and Pageant Society) are a British -based society of historical re-enactors, dedicated to the study and re-enactment of the culture of the Viking Age (790–1066) and the display of authentic Dark Ages living history and combat. Peter G. Foote and Randolph QuirkÂ, Guta lag. . B. Townsend: Index to Saga-Book volumes 1–23Â. Searchable version Â, Volume IX (1920–25). 2. These are the Townsend Viking Society Prize, awarded to a student at the Department of Scandinavian Studies, University College London, and the Turville-Petre Prize, which is awarded to a student at the University of Oxford. The Ancient History of the Norwegian Kings. Links. B. Townsend: Index to Old-Lore MiscellanyÂ, J. Kellinde WrightsonÂ, Gunnlaugssaga ormstungu. Language. Searchable version Â, The Study of Old Icelandic: An Introduction to the SourcesÂ, Clemens saga. Ed. Nevertheless, the native house was peacefully restored in 1042, and the Viking threat ended with the ineffective passes made by Canute II in the reign of William I. So, what was it like to live in Viking Scotland? Ed. [17][18] Collingwood, an art professor who became a philologist and translator as well as illustrator of Old Norse texts, presented his oil painting The Parliament of Ancient Iceland to the society and it hung in their meeting room. [19] From its earliest days the Society brought together the prominent scholars in the field: William Morris, Eiríkr Magnússon, Guðbrandur Vigfússon and Frederick York Powell were among the active members in its early days, and its publications, lectures, and symposia have continued in the same vein, featuring Gabriel Turville-Petre, J.R.R. Anthony Faulkes. 2011. The Viking Society both resulted from and encouraged the Victorian Viking revival. These prizes are awarded on the nomination of the appropriate academic staff. The copyright belongs either to the authors or to the Viking Society, as stated at the beginning of each work, and permission must be obtained from the Society to use downloaded versions either in whole or in part for any other purpose. Searchable versionÂ, Volume III (1902–04). and notes by Carl Phelpstead, . Ed. 2003.Â, G. Nordal: Skaldic Versifying and Social Discrimination in Medieval Iceland. [12] In 1908, a correspondent reported approvingly in the American Journal of Philology on the Society's "very large" membership including "many names prominent in the literary life and the scientific world of England, Scotland and the North" and on its publications and expenditure of "large sums of money" on expeditions as far afield as Denmark. These are indicated in text boxes with the Society logo, like this. Tr. 2: Glossary and Index of Names. The Story of the Conversion. The Viking Society’s annual periodical is Saga-Book. The Society has also assisted in publishing the proceedings of the Viking Congress since the sixth Congress in 1969, and in making foreign publications available to members.[16]. Tr. Map of BorgarfjÇ«rðrÂ, The Elder or Poetic Edda. OBJECTS. Searchable version Â, Volume II (1898–1901). To download you will need Acrobat Reader, which is available to download free from www.adobe.com. Translated with introduction and notes by Ármann Jakobson and D. Clark. Hreiðars þáttr. The means by which the Society seeks to … BBC Online presents aspects of the history of the Vikings in the British Isles. The Viking Society for Northern Research is making virtually all its publications (and some other related items) from inception in 1893 to the present freely available on this website, though recent titles may not be released until three years from the date of publication. Vikings were the seafaring Norse people from southern Scandinavia (present-day Denmark, Norway and Sweden) who from the late 8th to late 11th centuries raided, pirated, traded and settled throughout parts of Europe, and explored westward to Iceland, Greenland, and Vinland. Ed. G. Turville-PetreÂ, A History of Norway and The Passion and Miracles of the Blessed Óláfr. 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