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A podcast dedicated to retelling the history of the Vikings and the gods they worshiped. Join host Noah Tetzner, in exploring every aspect of the people we know today as Vikings! From Norse Mythology, and monastery raids, to Viking longships and the humble farmstead, discover everything you've ever wanted to know about the Vikings! Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter: @HistoryofViking Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have: noah@thehistoryofvikings.

A podcast dedicated to retelling the history of the Vikings and the gods they worshiped. Join host Noah Tetzner, in exploring every aspect of the people we know today as Vikings! From Norse Mythology, and monastery raids, to Viking longships and the humble farmstead, discover everything you've ever wanted to know about the Vikings! Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter: @HistoryofViking Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have: noah@thehistoryofvikings.
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A podcast dedicated to retelling the history of the Vikings and the gods they worshiped. Join host Noah Tetzner, in exploring every aspect of the people we know today as Vikings! From Norse Mythology, and monastery raids, to Viking longships and the humble farmstead, discover everything you've ever wanted to know about the Vikings! Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter: @HistoryofViking Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might have: noah@thehistoryofvikings.

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Episodes

Echoes of Valhalla: The Afterlife of the Eddas and Sagas With Jón Karl Helgason

1/14/2019
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Listen for an excellent conversation with Dr. Jón Karl Helgason on this new book, Echoes of Valhalla: The Afterlife of the Eddas and Sagas. Dr. Helgason is a professor at the University of Iceland and describes the way in which the myths of Old Norse literature have lived on throughout history. From Tolkien’s Wizard Gandalf, Richard Wagner’s famous operas, and Marvel’s Mighty Thor: these are only a few examples of how Old Norse literature has shaped the lives of many over the past 150 years....

Duration:00:23:08

Viking Age Iceland With Dr. Mathias Nordvig

1/7/2019
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Today I'm joined by Dr. Mathias Nordivg who teaches at the University of Colorado Boulder, in the Nordic Studies Program. He teaches Pre-Christian Nordic mythologies, Scandinavian folklore, North Atlantic and Greenlandic literature, reception history of the Viking Age, and much more! In today's episode, we discuss the history of Viking Age Iceland, Icelandic discovery and settlement, and Icelandic volcanic eruptions that affected the Viking Age. Please be sure to check out more of his work...

Duration:00:32:06

Announcing – Stories of the Second World War

1/2/2019
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I am so pleased to announce the release of my second history podcast, Stories of the Second World War! I would be delighted if you would give the podcast a listen, subscribe, and share. Please be sure to follow the links below and check out the podcast on your favorite platform. Subscribe to my new podcast Stories of the Second World War! Apple Podcasts https://apple.co/2PpGTwU Spotify https://bit.ly/2A06ebU Website https://storiesofthesecondworldwar.com

Duration:00:27:11

Viking Age London – A Citadel of the Saxons With Dr. Rory Naismith

12/31/2018
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Today I chat with Dr. Rory Naismith, an early medievalist at King's Collge London and author of a new book called Citadel of the Saxons: The Rise of Early London. Please be sure to check out his book via the link below. Thank you so much to https://www.wbritain.com/ for sending me beautifully hand-painted Viking Age toy soldiers. JORVIK Viking Festival 2019 https://bit.ly/2PSTyJ1 Dr. Naismith's book, Citadel of the Saxons https://amzn.to/2VrbBu2 The History of Vikings on YouTube...

Duration:00:26:20

The Story of Norna-Gest & the Vikingverse with Ian Sharpe

12/20/2018
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Today I chat with Ian Sharpe, creator of an alternate universe known as the Vikingverse. We chat about the Story of Norna-Gest, the influence differences between Viking Age Christianity Norse Paganism, and his first novel, The All Father Paradox. Please be sure to check his work via the link below. Thank you so much to https://www.wbritain.com/ for sending me beautifully hand-painted Viking Age toy soldiers. The All Father Paradox https://amzn.to/2EFn7wL The History of Vikings on YouTube...

Duration:00:31:32

A Mighty Dawn – A Viking Age Novel With Theodore Brun

12/10/2018
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Today I chat with author Theodore Brun about his books A Mighty Dawn and A Sacred Storm, which draw upon the myths and sagas of the Norse. Please be sure to check out more of his work via the link below. I would also like to thank W.Britain, a historical and authentic toy soldier company, for proving beautiful figures from their ''Wrath of the Northmen Series.'' You can find more about their figures by visiting https://www.wbritain.com/ Theo's book, A Mighty Dawn https://amzn.to/2L7gUtG The...

Duration:00:26:03

War King – A Viking Age Novel With Eric Shumacher

11/30/2018
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Today I'm joined by Eric Schumacher, author of the Hakon's Saga book series. Eric has written three novels that occur during the Viking Age, and his latest is titled, War King. All books are part of the Hakon's Saga book series which can be found via the links below. Eric's latest novel, War King https://amzn.to/2Qrwoh7 Eric's Viking history blog & website https://bit.ly/2RmXwv2 The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter...

Duration:00:23:44

Food During the Viking Age & Heilung With Chef Jonas Lorentzen

11/19/2018
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In today's episode, I had the honor of speaking with Chef Jonas Lorentzen about a series of inspirational topics. We discuss food during the Viking Age, his career with the popular music group Heilung, what inspires us about Norse mythology, and much more. Please be sure to check out more of Jonas' work via all of the links below. Jonas' New Nordic food company Matr https://www.matrfood.com/ Some of Jonas's musical work https://bit.ly/2FuhRwU An interview with Jonas on vegetarian Viking...

Duration:00:31:20

Rethinking Nordic Paganism With Dr. Luke John Murphy

11/6/2018
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Tune in for an enlightening discussion on Nordic paganism with Dr. Luke John Murphy. Dr. Murphy presents an interesting new concept regarding a unified Norse pantheon and describes the evidence for medieval pagan worshiping practices. Please be sure to check out more of Dr. Muphy's work via the links below. Dr. Murphy's website https://bit.ly/2TVkLOq Dr. Murphy's Twitter https://bit.ly/2DP9jhU The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter...

Duration:00:25:23

The Jellstad Viking Ship Found in Norway

10/30/2018
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Today I talk with my good friend Bjørn Andreas Bull-Hansen. In our conversation, we discuss the new Viking ship found in Norway. Bjørn is a bestselling Norwegian novelist, bushcrafter, yachtsman, historic archer, and modern day Viking. Please be sure to check out more of his work via the links below. Bjørn's Youtube channel https://bit.ly/2Pa3YDU Bjørn's website & blog https://bull-hansen.com/ The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter...

Duration:00:23:14

Runes – The Vikings in Their Own Words With Dr. Judith Jesch

10/24/2018
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Today I'm joined by Dr. Judith Jesch, Professor of Viking Studies at the University of Nottingham. Her research has focused on a wide range of topics including Old Norse sagas, poetry, runic inscriptions, the literature and culture of Norway, and Scandinavian Scotland. She has written two books called Women in the Viking Age and The Viking Diaspora which can be found via the links below. Women in the Viking Age https://amzn.to/2Rb5PtA The Viking Diaspora https://amzn.to/2PPzisz The History...

Duration:00:31:18

Celtic Myths & Legends With Siân Esther Powell

10/20/2018
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In today's episode, we explore the mythologic worlds of six Celtic nations. Siân Esther Powell, host of The Celtic Myths and Legends Podcast, presents the similarities and differences between Norse and Celtic Mythology. Celtic Myths and Legends Podcast https://apple.co/2QU6WkQ The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter https://bit.ly/2Qsg28b Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries that you might...

Duration:00:31:04

Medievalism With the Editor of Medieval Warfare Magazine

10/15/2018
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Today I'm joined by Peter Konieczny, editor of Medieval Warfare magazine, and co-founder of Medeivalists.net. Listen for a wonderful conversation about the creation of one of the world's most popular Medieval history blogs. Pleasure be sure to check out Medieval Warfare Magazine and Medievalists.net via the links below. Medieval Warfare Magazine https://bit.ly/2E5F4Ek Medievalists.net https://bit.ly/1N5haCC The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of...

Duration:00:29:32

The All Father Paradox (Vikingverse) With Ian Sharpe

10/7/2018
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Today I'm joined by Ian Sharpe, author of a wonderful new book called The All Father Paradox. Ian's book describes an alternate history where Odin has escaped his doom at Ragnarök, and history has been thrown to the wolves. This is a truly fascinating discussion and I hope you all enjoy! Below you will find a link to Ian's book. The All Father Paradox https://amzn.to/2E1B2NY The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter...

Duration:00:32:12

The Viking Mentality: Part 2 With Bjørn Andreas Bull-Hansen

10/5/2018
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Today I talk with friend of the show, Bjørn Andreas Bull-Hansen. In our conversation, we discuss ''The Viking Mentality.'' Bjørn is a bestselling Norwegian novelist, bushcrafter, yachtsman, historic archer, and modern day Viking. Please be sure to check out more of his work via the links below. Bjørn's Youtube channel https://bit.ly/2Pa3YDU Bjørn's website & blog https://bull-hansen.com/ The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter...

Duration:00:35:42

The Viking Mentality: Part 1 With Bjørn Andreas Bull-Hansen

10/1/2018
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Today I talk with friend of the show, Bjørn Andreas Bull-Hansen. In our conversation, we discuss ''The Viking Mentality.'' Bjørn is a bestselling Norwegian novelist, bushcrafter, yachtsman, historic archer, and modern day Viking. Please be sure to check out more of his work via the links below. Bjørn's Youtube channel https://bit.ly/2Pa3YDU Bjørn's website & blog https://bull-hansen.com/ The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter...

Duration:00:27:46

Jonna Jinton – Kulning an Ancient Swedish Herding Call

9/19/2018
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Today I am joined by Jonna Jinton, Swedish artist, photographer, and musician. Listen for a discussion about the ancient Swedish herding call known as ''Kulning.'' Please be sure to check out more of her work via the link below. Jonna's Website & Jewelry Shop https://jonnajinton.se/ The Book I Recommended ''The Origin of Words, Names, and Everything in Between'' http://bit.ly/originofnames The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter...

Duration:00:25:53

Riddle of the Runes – The Saga of a Shieldmaiden With Dr. Janina Ramirez

9/10/2018
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Today I chat with Dr. Janina Ramirez, inspirational historian, broadcaster, and author based at the University of Oxford. Dr. Ramirez host’s podcast called ''Art Detective'' and is the author of a new book called ''Riddle of The Runes - A Viking Mystery.'' You can find her book via the link below. Riddle of the Runes https://amzn.to/2oTBWll Dr. Ramirez's Podcast https://apple.co/2BMuUWW The History of Vikings on YouTube https://bit.ly/2TW2DEh Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter...

Duration:00:32:33

The Conversion of Scandinavia With Anders Winroth

9/3/2018
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Today I’m joined by Anders Winroth, Professor of Medieval History at Yale University. He is the author of a wonderful book called ‘’The Conversion of Scandinavia - Viking Merchants and Missionaries in the Remaking of Northern Europe.’’ Listen for a discussion on how Scandinavia transitioned from paganism to Christianity, and how the Vikings viewed the Chrisitan God. You can find Anders' wonderful book via the link below. Anders' book https://amzn.to/2NcUE5f The History of Vikings on YouTube...

Duration:00:30:27

The Saga of Icelanders – Migration to ”A New World” With Dr. Mathias Nordvig

8/28/2018
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Today I talk with Dr. Mathias Nordvig who teaches at the University of Colorado Boulder, in the Nordic Studies Program. He teaches Pre-Christian Nordic mythologies, Scandinavian folklore, North Atlantic and Greenlandic literature, reception history of the Viking Age, and much more! In today's episode, we explore The Saga of Icelanders, and how we can use them as a source for the Viking Age. We also discuss the exceptionality of Iceland, and why migration promotes individualism. Please be...

Duration:00:37:43