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Harald Wartooth roughly after taking up his throne decided to go raiding around North Europe...He pillaged the territory of Sweden, Norway, and Denmark. He savagely crushed all the lines of the victims and spared no life. In the victim countries where he triumphed, he installed his kinsmen as the jarls. Harald Wartooth forced everyone to pay tribute to him. And no more options, every the victim had to do what he wanted.
Why The Vikings Wore Jewelry ⁉️ ...Viking jewelry was a mark of social status. People with decent social position couldn't afford such jewelry with precious stones. Only the wealthy and the noble could. When they finally fulfilled their basic need, they would focus more on highlighting their social status. 👉People in the ancient age must have viewed their jewelry as an important part to improve their appearance.
Indeed, in Norse mythology, who could compare with Thor when it came to the Brave Heart or the Fierce Soul ⁉️ Thor was the embodiment of physical strength and the fierce force in battle. The Vikings worshipped Thor as their major gods because they believed Thor could help them during the battle. If Odin was the embodiment of military wisdom that often appeared behind the warrior's lines, Thor appeared as the bravest warrior who led the team with his physical strength.
[...] If you find your toasting intimidating in your first drink, try it when you have drunk more. Because the Vikings believed they spoke better when they drank, of course not being completely drunken. #BaviPowerUnitedKingdom #BaviPowerVikingBlog
⁉️ ⁉️ If you are new to the Viking culture, the Vikings had two ways to differentiate people by their names: 🕵️🕵️First, they would call my father's names such as Eriksson, Haraldsson, etc. 📈📈Second, they would call by nicknames which were coined based on that person's physical appearance or a story related to them.
Harald Bluetooth was considered to be among the greatest Danish Viking Kings. During his reign, he contributed numerous things for his people. Harald Bluetooth Gormson was the one who unified the Danes under one banner and he was the one who introduced Christianity into Denmark. Moreover, the life of Harald Bluetooth was surrounded with building up many defensive military forts for his kingdom. Many trelleborgs (Viking ring-shaped forts) were erected during his reign in Denmark.
The Viking women warriors were also known as the Shieldmaidens. These Viking Shieldmaidens were described as the ones who dressed themselves to look like Viking men warriors and what they focused the most in their life was their devotion to the war that they joined. In many illustrations these days, the shieldmaidens wore iron mail, hands holding shield and swords, armed to the teeth generally.