History of Scandinavia
The history of Scandinavia is the history of the region of northern Europe known in English as Scandinavia, particularly in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden.
Little evidence remains in Scandinavia of t...
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Bombs Away— WWII Bombs Provide Living Laboratories For Cold-Water Coral Reefs
Ocean dumping of munitions from WWII was common in Norway and along the European coast. Some of these bomb dumps offer a natural living laboratory where biologists can study cold-water coral reefs…
The Viking Berserkers – Fierce Warriors Or Drug-Fuelled Madmen?
Today, the word ‘berserk’ is used to describe anyone in an irrational, agitated state of mind who cannot or does not control his or her actions.
View From Space Hints At A New Viking Site In North America
A thousand years after the Vikings braved the icy seas from Greenland to the New World in search of timber and plunder, satellite technology has found intriguing evidence of a long-elusive prize in ar...
Treasures Found Within Very Valuable Viking Hoard Finally Revealed
Around the time the Irish were stamping out the Viking presence in their country, local lore says the Scots and Vikings also fought a battle near Galloway, Scotland.
The Day Atlantic City Blew Away
Norwegian researchers are working on mapping the geology of Jan Mayen Island, Norway’s most northwesterly territory. In the process, they also found ruins from Atlantic City, an American base…
Why was a 9th century Viking woman buried with a ring that says ‘for Allah’ on it?
In the modern-era, Scandinavian countries have become known for their sometimes awkward embrace of migrants from the Arab and Muslim world. But the history behind that relationship goes back far furth...
Viking women were most certainly not stay-at-home moms
The traditional picture of Vikings is one of boatloads of hairy men pillaging their way along the coasts of Europe. Though true to some degree, this stereotype has more recently been tempered with the...
Thirty Years' War
Tribute to fallen hereos.
History of Scandinavia
A brief overview of the history of Scandinavia shown with random pictures and video clips with the track Across the mountains(Alexander soundtrack) playing...
History of Sweden
swedish monarchs The House of Vasa Gustav I1523-1560 : Gustav I (Gustav Vasa) 1560-1568 : Eric XIV (Erik XIV) 1568-1592 : John III (Johan III) 1592-1599 : Si...
Viking Age - Timeline
This timeline presents the main events of the History of the Vikings from 793 AD to the establishment of Oslo as a major trade center. The timeline is presen...
History of Scandinavia (Sweden,Norway,Denmark) - YouTube
Feb 28, 2010 ... This clip summarizes the history of Scandinavia, from the Viking age to the 19th century.
Nordic Stone Age
The Nordic Stone Age refers to the Stone Age of Scandinavia.
As the ice receded, reindeer grazed on the plains of Denmark and southernmost Sweden, while along the coast of western Sweden, marine r...
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Nordic Bronze Age
The Nordic Bronze Age (also Northern Bronze Age) is the name given by Oscar Montelius to a period and a Bronze Age culture in Scandinavian prehistory, c. 1700–500 BC, with sites that reached as far ea...
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Pre-Roman Iron Age
The Pre-Roman Iron Age of Northern Europe (5th/4th - 1st century BC) was the earliest part of the Iron Age in Scandinavia, northern Germany, and the Netherlands north of the Rhine River. These region...
Pre-Roman Iron Age - Wikipedia
Roman Iron Age
The Roman Iron Age (1-400) is the name that Swedish archaeologist Oscar Montelius gave to a part of the Iron Age in Scandinavia, Northern Germany and the Netherlands.The name comes from the hold that ...
Roman Iron Age - Wikipedia
Germanic Iron Age
The Germanic Iron Age is the name modern scholars give to the period 400–800 AD in Northern Europe, and is part of the continental Age of Migrations. It is divided into the early Germanic Iron Age (EG...
Germanic Iron Age - Wikipedia
Viking Age
The Viking Age is the period from 793 AD to 1066 AD in European history, especially Northern European and Scandinavian history, following the Germanic Iron Age. It is the period of history when Scandi...
Viking Age - Wikipedia
Christianization of Scandinavia
The Christianization of Scandinavia took place between the 8th and the 12th centuries. The realms of Scandinavia proper, Denmark, Norway and Sweden, established their own Archdioceses, responsible dir...
Christianization of Scandinavia - Wikipedia
Kalmar Union
The Kalmar Union or Union of Calmar (Danish, Norwegian and Swedish: Kalmarunionen; Latin: Unio Calmariensis) was a state that brought together the Scandinavian nations from 1397 to 1523. It wa...
Kalmar Union - Wikipedia
Denmark-Norway
Denmark–Norway (Danish and Norwegian: Danmark–Norge; German: Dänemark–Norwegen) is a former political entity consisting of the united kingdoms of Denmark and Norway, including overseas No...
Denmark-Norway - Wikipedia
Nordic Seven Years' War
The Northern Seven Years' War (also known as the Nordic Seven Years' War, the First Northern War or the Seven Years War in Scandinavia) was the war between the Kingdom of Sweden and a coalition of De...
Nordic Seven Years' War - Wikipedia
Reformation in Denmark
The Reformation in Denmark–Norway and Holstein was the transition from Roman Catholicism to Lutheranism in the realms ruled by the Copenhagen-based House of Oldenburg in the first half of the sixteent...
Reformation in Denmark - Wikipedia
Thirty Years' War
The Thirty Years' War was a series of wars in Central Europe between 1618 and 1648. It was one of the most destructive conflicts in European history, and one of the longest.Initially a war between Pro...
Thirty Years' War - Wikipedia
Rise of Sweden as a Great Power
During the 17th century, despite having scarcely more than 1 million inhabitants, Sweden emerged to have greater foreign influence, after winning wars against Denmark–Norway, The Holy Roman Emperor, R...
Rise of Sweden as a Great Power - Wikipedia
Swedish Empire
The Swedish Empire (Swedish: stormaktstiden) refers to the Kingdom of Sweden's territorial control of much of the Baltic region during the 17th and early 18th centuries, a time when Sw...
Swedish Empire - Wikipedia
Great Northern War
The Great Northern War (1700–1721) was a conflict in which a coalition led by the Tsardom of Russia successfully contested the supremacy of the Swedish Empire in Central, Northern, and Eastern Europe....
Great Northern War - Wikipedia
Treaty of Stockholm (Great Northern War)
The Treaties of Stockholm are two treaties signed in 1719 and 1720 that ended the war between Sweden and an alliance of Hanover and Prussia. Aspects of the conflict that remained unresolved would be d...
Treaty of Stockholm (Great Northern War) - Wikipedia