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This photograph was taken during the final lecture of the 3rd year undergraduate unit The Vikings at The University of Western Australia. Although the unit focuses on the history of the Viking Age (c. 790-1100), the final lecture dealt with popular…

An illustrated story on page 48? Of the Brisbane newspaper, The Queenslander, published on 23 November, 1907. The story by Jennie Hall is about a young Viking from Denmark named Olaf who, as the youngest son, has to ‘go a-Viking’ (raiding) in…

A newspaper article on the front page of the Launceston newspaper Examiner on 26 July, 1949. The article reports on the voyage of the replica galley ‘Hugin’ from Denmark on its journey to Broadstairs in Kent, England. The Hugin had a crew of…

An article on page 8 of the Melbourne newspaper The Argus on September 9, 1922. The article corrects a previous article in The Argus that reported, based on accounts in American newspapers, that a Viking warrior had been found frozen in an iceberg…

An article on page 8 of the Brisbane Courier newspaper on December 29, 1930. The article reports on the forthcoming excavations of the main Viking trading centre of the ninth to eleventh centuries, Hedeby. The site is now in northern Germany in South…

Image of some delegates of the 2010 conference of the Australian Early Medieval Association (AEMA) held at The University of Western Australia visiting a re-creation Viking ship built by Royce Carrig of Perth. AEMA conferences commonly include at…

Image of a recreation Viking ship built by Royce Carrig of Perth. The wooden ship was built from plans of an excavated Viking ship, and can usually be found anchored in the Swan River at the 1st Pelican Point Sea Scout Group base in Crawley. It is…