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Typical settlements of the Norsemen were not only established in Scandinavia, they appeared on distant areas as well.
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Viking leaders were elected from tribe members by the right of blood or an act of bravery.
These excellent shipbuilders and sailors travelled great distances on the seas and rivers.
Medieval kings were typically depicted sitting on their thrones, wearing a crown and the Royal regalia.
The Troll A is an offshore natural gas platform, the largest offshore platform ever built: it rises about 170 metres above water level, weighs 656,000...
The architecture of traditional Samoan family settlements reflect the unique culture of their inhabitants.
Villages established in valleys usually consisted of houses built on long and narrow plots of land.
This early medieval burial site is one of the archaeological treasures of Anglo-Saxon culture.
A wooden church built in the 12th–13th centuries, the best preserved of Norway´s stave churches.
Clothing reflects the lifestyle and culture of the region's inhabitants.
The work of smiths – one of the first professions in history – became even more important in the Middle Ages.