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Viking Period online resource

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EC2
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Viking Period online resource

Postby EC2 » Mon May 4th, 2009, 12:11 pm

This was posted to my re-enactment society e-list this morning - it has some wonderful line drawings and illustrations and would be a terrific resource for anyone wanting to know more about the Viking era, whether reader or writer. I've only had a glance (at female costume) but I am seriously impressed.
http://www.vaidilute.com/books/chaillu/chaillu-contents.html
Les proz e les vassals
Souvent entre piez de chevals
Kar ja li coard n’I chasront

'The Brave and the valiant
Are always to be found between the hooves of horses
For never will cowards fall down there.'

Histoire de Guillaume le Mareschal

www.elizabethchadwick.com

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Anna Elliott
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Postby Anna Elliott » Mon May 4th, 2009, 6:30 pm

Thanks, Elizabeth! The Viking Answer Lady is a great resource on the subject, too. I've found it especially good for Norse mythology.

http://www.vikinganswerlady.com/
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annis
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Postby annis » Mon May 4th, 2009, 8:43 pm

Thanks, EC , this looks like a very cool site.

I'll add the Ravensgard Viking resource site to the list. (They also have a great collection of Anglo-Saxon resources which I've mentioned before.)
http://www.ravensgard.org/gerekr/norse.html

And for anyone interested in the kings of Scandanavia, the Hebrides, Orkney, York, the Danelaw and Dublin, the Viking section of the wonderful and comprehensive Germania website
http://www.friesian.com/germania.htm#norse
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Telynor
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Location: On the Banks of the Hudson

Postby Telynor » Tue May 5th, 2009, 6:56 am

Here is another source --

http://www.cs.vassar.edu/~capriest/vikresource.html

I know this lady personally, and her recreations of medieval life and especially the Vikings are superb!


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