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A podcast featuring scholarly discussions about Vikings, Norse myth, & the history of medieval Scandinavia & Iceland. Hosted by Noah Tetzner. Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter: @HistoryofViking Feel free to get in touch with any questions, comments, or inquiries: noah@thehistoryofvikings.com

A podcast featuring scholarly discussions about Vikings, Norse myth, & the history of medieval Scandinavia & Iceland. Hosted by Noah Tetzner. Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter: @HistoryofViking Feel free to get in touch with any questions, comments, or inquiries: noah@thehistoryofvikings.com

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United States

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A podcast featuring scholarly discussions about Vikings, Norse myth, & the history of medieval Scandinavia & Iceland. Hosted by Noah Tetzner. Follow The History of Vikings on Twitter: @HistoryofViking Feel free to get in touch with any questions, comments, or inquiries: noah@thehistoryofvikings.com

Language:

English


Episodes

When Vikings Met Muslims: Bjorn Ironside & the Emirate of Córdoba w/ Dr. Ann Christys

11/2/2020
Today I chat with Dr. Ann Christys about a long-forgotten war between Vikings and Muslims. Support this podcast by subscribing to https://www.karwansaraypublishers.com/landing/medieval_warfare_thv_d (Medieval Warfare Magazine). P.S. - You can save 10% off of your subscription by using the coupon code ''VIKINGS'' at checkout. Referenced in Today’s Episode: https://amzn.to/3mMhrTC (Vikings in the South: Voyages to Iberia and the Mediterranean) Follow The History of Vikings on...

Duration:00:23:05

Viking Age Ghosts, Zombies, & Trolls w/ Dr. Ármann Jakobsson

10/16/2020
Today I chat with Dr. Ármann Jakobsson about ghosts, zombies, and trolls during the Viking Age. Support this podcast by subscribing to https://www.karwansaraypublishers.com/landing/medieval_warfare_thv_d (Medieval Warfare Magazine). P.S. - You can save 10% off of your subscription by using the coupon code ''VIKINGS'' at checkout. Referenced in Today’s Episode: https://punctumbooks.com/titles/the-troll-inside-you-paranormal-activity-in-the-medieval-north/ (The Troll Inside You: Paranormal...

Duration:00:36:11

Viking Battle Tactics w/ Kim Hjardar

10/5/2020
Today I discuss Viking battle tactics with Kim Hjardar. Support this podcast by subscribing to https://www.karwansaraypublishers.com/landing/medieval_warfare_thv_d (Medieval Warfare Magazine). P.S. - You can save 10% off of your subscription by using the coupon code ''VIKINGS'' at checkout. Referenced in Today’s Episode: https://podcorn.com/ (Podcorn) https://amzn.to/2REPHmg (Vikings at War) Follow The History of Vikings on https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0pmAwjsX-qQlVSBGcDbWTQ (YouTube)...

Duration:00:31:29

Viking DNA w/ Dr. Søren Sindbæk

9/28/2020
Today I discuss Viking DNA with Dr. Søren Sindbæk. Support this podcast by subscribing to https://www.karwansaraypublishers.com/landing/medieval_warfare_thv_d (Medieval Warfare Magazine). P.S. - You can save 10% off of your subscription by using the coupon code ''VIKINGS'' at checkout. Referenced in Today’s Episode: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoFpkuTYeOPrdKYT26Jb8OQ (Viking Archeology YouTube Channel) https://www.facebook.com/ribeexcavation (Northern Emporium Facebook Page)...

Duration:00:35:42

Weapons of the Viking Age w/ Vegard Vike

9/21/2020
Today I chat with Vegard Vike about Viking Age weapons. Support this podcast by subscribing to https://www.karwansaraypublishers.com/landing/medieval_warfare_thv_d (Medieval Warfare Magazine). P.S. - You can save 10% off of your subscription by using the coupon code ''VIKINGS'' at checkout. Referenced in Today’s Episode: https://amzn.to/2REPHmg (Vikings at War) https://twitter.com/VegardVike?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor (Follow Vegard on Twitter) Follow The History...

Duration:00:31:11

Voyages of a Viking Woman w/ Nancy Marie Brown

8/3/2020
Today I chat with Nancy Marie Brown about Gudrid, an Icelandic voyager, who sailed to North America. Support this podcast by subscribing to https://www.karwansaraypublishers.com/landing/medieval_warfare_thv_d (Medieval Warfare Magazine). P.S. - You can save 10% off of your subscription by using the coupon code ''VIKINGS'' at checkout. Referenced in Today’s Episode: https://amzn.to/3hjxXYe (The Far Traveler: Voyages of a Viking Woman) (Non-fiction) https://amzn.to/2OEM4ez (The Saga of Gudrid...

Duration:00:38:44

The Vikings in Russia w/ Dr. Elizabeth Ashman Rowe

7/27/2020
Today I chat with Dr. Elizabeth Ashman Rowe about the Vikings in Russia. Support this podcast by subscribing to https://www.karwansaraypublishers.com/landing/medieval_warfare_thv_d (Medieval Warfare Magazine). P.S. - You can save 10% off of your subscription by using the coupon code ''VIKINGS'' at checkout. Referenced in Today’s Episode: https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/writing-battles-9781788316743/ (Writing Battles: New Perspectives on Warfare and Memory in Medieval Europe)...

Duration:00:36:24

The Saga of the Volsungs w/ Dr. Jesse Byock

7/20/2020
Today I speak with Dr. Jesse Byock about the illustrious Saga of the Volsungs. Support this podcast by subscribing to https://www.karwansaraypublishers.com/landing/medieval_warfare_thv_d (Medieval Warfare Magazine). P.S. - You can save 10% off of your subscription by using the coupon code ''VIKINGS'' at checkout. Referenced in Today’s Episode: https://amzn.to/3fLLWpv (Viking Language 1) (Learn Old Norse Textbook) https://amzn.to/2ODSjzt (Viking Language 2) (Learn Old Norse Reader)...

Duration:00:42:23

Warfare in Medieval Iceland w/ Peter Konieczny

6/8/2020
Today I speak with Peter Konieczny, Editor of Medieval Warfare Magazine. Support this podcast by subscribing to https://www.karwansaraypublishers.com/landing/medieval_warfare_thv_d (Medieval Warfare Magazine). P.S. - You can save 10% off of your subscription by using the coupon code ''VIKINGS'' at checkout. Referenced in Today’s Episode: https://deremilitari.org/2016/09/warfare-in-thirteenth-century-iceland/ (Sturlunga Saga - An English Translation) https://amzn.to/2MCCh7N (Medieval Iceland:...

Duration:00:36:09

Vikings in the Frankish Empire w/ Dr. Christian Cooijmans

5/6/2020
Today I speak with Dr. Christian Cooijmans about Vikings in the Frankish Empire. TEXT ''FRANKISH'' to ''55-444'' to enter the book giveaway! Referenced in Today’s Episode: https://amzn.to/35Ab66q (Monarchs and Hydrarchs: The Conceptual Development of Viking Activity across the Frankish Realm (c. 750–940)) Follow The History of Vikings on https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0pmAwjsX-qQlVSBGcDbWTQ (YouTube), https://twitter.com/historyofviking?lang=en (Twitter), and...

Duration:00:44:37

Women of the Viking World w/ Dr. Jóhanna Katrín Friðriksdóttir

4/30/2020
Today I speak with my friend, Dr. Jóhanna Katrín Friðriksdóttir, about the women of the Viking World. TEXT ''VIKING WOMEN'' to ''55-444'' to enter the book giveaway! Referenced in Today’s Episode: https://podcorn.com/ (Podcorn) https://amzn.to/35hQcJ0 (Valkyrie: The Women of the Viking World) Follow The History of Vikings on https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0pmAwjsX-qQlVSBGcDbWTQ (YouTube), https://twitter.com/historyofviking?lang=en (Twitter), and...

Duration:00:46:16

Harald Hardrada: Warrior King of Norway w/ Dr. Nic Fields

3/20/2020
Today I chat with classical historian, Nic Fields about Harald Hardrada of Norway. Support the show and visit our sponsor https://www.vkngjewelry.com/discount/NOAH20 (https://www.vkngjewelry.com/discount/NOAH20) Referenced in Today’s Episode: https://amzn.to/2xRUEkV (God's Viking: Harald Hardrada: The Life and Times of the Last Great Viking) Follow The History of Vikings on https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0pmAwjsX-qQlVSBGcDbWTQ (YouTube), https://twitter.com/historyofviking?lang=en...

Duration:00:39:57

Announcing ''Victoria's World!''

3/9/2020
I am pleased to announce the release of my new history podcast https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/victorias-world/id1491810901 (Victoria’s World)! You can find the podcast on all major podcasting platforms and via the links below. Referenced in Today’s Episode: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/victorias-world/id1491810901 (Victoria’s World on Apple Podcasts) https://open.spotify.com/show/7goRwLVfeYOkuKcIhHREdk (Victoria’s World on Spotify)...

Duration:00:37:54

Njáls Saga w/ Dr. Jón Karl Helgason

2/29/2020
Today I chat with Dr. Jón Karl Helgason, professor in the Department of Icelandic and Comparative Cultural Studies at the University of Iceland. We discuss the widely popular and controversial Njáls Saga. Support the show and visit our sponsor https://www.vkngjewelry.com/discount/NOAH20 (https://www.vkngjewelry.com/discount/NOAH20) Referenced in Today’s Episode: https://amzn.to/2I7FKJq (Echoes of Valhalla: The Afterlife of the Eddas and Sagas)...

Duration:00:29:18

Norse Religious Rituals & Poetry w/ Dr. Simon Nygaard

2/8/2020
Today I chat with Dr. Simon Nygaard, a scholar of Old Norse religion at Aarhus University in Denmark. We discuss religious rituals pre-Christian Scandinavia and how the Norse could have worshiped their gods through poetry. Support the show and visit our sponsor https://www.vkngjewelry.com/discount/NOAH20 (https://www.vkngjewelry.com/discount/NOAH20) Referenced in Today’s Episode: https://au.academia.edu/SimonNygaard (Dr. Nygaard on Academia.edu) https://youtu.be/NoRQTRDuGa0 (An Interview...

Duration:00:33:38

Announcing ''Victoria's World''!

1/14/2020
I am pleased to announce the release of my new history podcast https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/victorias-world/id1491810901 (Victoria's World)! You can find the podcast on all major podcasting platforms and via the links below. Referenced in Today's Episode: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/victorias-world/id1491810901 (Victoria's World on Apple Podcasts) https://open.spotify.com/show/7goRwLVfeYOkuKcIhHREdk (Victoria's World on Spotify)...

Duration:00:40:03

The Death of Baldr

12/30/2019
Today, I’m delighted to present a very special episode of the podcast curated by my friend Daniel Allison. Daniel is the host of the House of Legends Podcast, where he retells the world’s greatest myths, legends, and selections of folklore. In addition to this, he is the author of a new book titled https://amzn.to/35UXkdW (The Bone Flute) - a fantasy adventure that is set in Prehistoric Scotland. Referenced in Today’s Episode:...

Duration:00:20:45

Viking Warrior Women w/ Dr. Leszek Gardeła

12/17/2019
Today I chat with Dr. Leszek Gardeła, an archeologist and Viking Age specialist from the University of Bergen, Norway. We discuss the controversial topic of Viking warrior women and whether Norse women fought in combat during the Middle Ages. Referenced in Today’s Episode: https://apple.co/2Ps7qNz (1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories and Mysteries) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RdeMmkBXqHQ&feature=emb_title (Amazons of the North Video)...

Duration:00:25:32

Yule: The Norse Winter Holiday w/ Dr. Mathias Nordvig

12/6/2019
Today I chat with Dr. Mathias Nordvig of the University of Colorado Boulder. He teaches Pre-Christian Nordic mythologies, Scandinavian folklore, North Atlantic and Greenlandic literature, reception history of the Viking Age in the Nordic Studies Program there. We discuss the Norse winter holiday of Yule and how it was celebrated during the Viking Age. Referenced in Today’s Episode: The Poetic Edda: A Study Guide. https://society6.com/thomasdenmark (The Artwork of Thomas Denmark)...

Duration:00:36:12

Havamal – Odin’s Words of Wisdom w/ Dr. Jackson Crawford

11/29/2019
Today I speak with Dr. Jackson Crawford, an Old Norse specialist, and translator teaching at the University of Colorado Boulder. We discuss the Old Norse poem Hávamál and how it contributes to our understanding of Norse myth and literature. Referenced in Today’s Episode: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0pmAwjsX-qQlVSBGcDbWTQ (The History of Vikings YouTube channel) https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCN9v4QG3AQEP3zuRvVs2dAg (History Time)...

Duration:00:30:51