Terje Birkedal reviews the book Women and Weapons in the Viking World: Amazons of the North by archeologist Leszek Gardela, published in 2021.
Author: Terje Birkedal
Terje Birkedal and Paul Gleeson write about Lake Ozette in Washington, the place where many Scandinavian immigrants settled in the late 1800s.
Terje Birkedal reviews the book Men of Terror: A Comprehensive Analysis of Viking Combat that covers the variety of war methods and weapons used.
Terje Birkedal reviews the book Vikings
at War, which focuses on Vikings as warriors who fought and learned from many peoples of the world.
Terje Birkedal uncovers evidence in sagas and poetry that Vikings were fierce warriors whose strong feelings and emotions included love.
Terje Birkedal shares his review of popular historian Arthur L. Herman’s upcoming book, The Viking Heart: How Scandinavians Coquered the World.
Terje Birkedal examines the institution of Viking Age slavery and explores its wider context in the history of the Vikings and the history of slavery.
Through the story of Egil Skallagrímsson, Terje Birkedal seeks to expand popular ideas of the Vikings to see them as real humans with thoughts and emotions.
Kingdom of the Vikings: The Rise and Fall of Norway by Simon Vincent tells the story of Norway’s ascent to power and influence in the Middle Ages.
Terje Birkedal reviews renowned Viking scholar Neil Price’s new book, Children of Ash and Elm: A History of the Vikings.