Viking-Age History: Table of Contents

At Hurstwic, we are eager to share what we have learned about the Viking age, and unlike Mímir and Óđin, we don’t ask that you give up an eye to drink from our well of knowledge. We are pleased to include here links to factual articles about the Viking age that we have written. The articles are updated regularly, and we plan to add more articles on a regular basis.

A list of some of the references used to create these articles is here.

In addition, we have created a short reading list of introductory texts on Viking age topics, for both children and adults.

Odin drinks at Mimir's well

Daily Living in the Viking Age


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Society in the Viking Age



Martial Arts, Shipbuilding, and other Manufacturing in the Viking Age



Language, Literature, and the Arts in the Viking Age



Myths and Religion in the Viking Age


Myths and Religion in Norse Lands


The Hurstwic Library

  On-line how-to articles for re-enactors

On-line tools for students and scholars

Hurstwic and Glímusamband Íslands (Glíma Association of Iceland) published this article about Glíma for UNESCO to secure Glíma's place in world history.


Books, Films, and Videos by Hurstwic authors

Viking Weapons and Combat Techniques Icelanders in the Viking Age The Final Battle of Gisli Sursson The Final Battle of Grettir the Strong Men of Terror
Hurstwic Viking combat training DVD volume 1 Hurstwic Viking combat training DVD volume 2 Hurstwic Viking combat training DVD volume 3

The Newsletter of Hurstwic, an irregular newsletter with short, informative articles on Viking-age topics, published by Hurstwic, LLC.

newsletter winter 2013
winter 2013

newsletter fall 2012
fall 2012

newsletter summer 2012
summer 2012

newsletter spring 2012
spring 2012


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