Tag: Vikings

Valhalla, A Danish Animated Film From 1986

Valhalla is a great, funny, and well made Danish animated film released in 1986 which, in my humble opinion, is suitable to all categories and all ages of animation/cartoons fans out there! It is one of the best all time films on the Viking Age (even if it’s a rather fictional animation), in my humble…


Who Were The Skrælings In The Tales Of The Norsemen?

Please note that when the term discovered is used/applied in this article, it refers to the European perspective of a discovery of a territory, given the fact that the territories mentioned here had been already discovered and, consequently, inhabited by the Native Americans prior to the arrival of the Norsemen. The Skr쎦lings were a group…


The European And British Colonisation Of Canada

The following article consists of my recent academic essay in the course ‘Canadian Culture and Literature’ as part of my MA degree in British culture and civilisation at 좘tefan cel Mare University of Suceava (USV). Canada is the northernmost country in North America and a country with a relatively recent history compared to other countries…


The Battle of Hastings: Analysed From Several Historical Contexts

The following article consists of my recent academic essay in the course ‘The History of the British Isles’ as part of my MA degree in British culture and civilisation at 좘tefan cel Mare University of Suceava (USV). Introduction The Battle of Hastings which took place in the year 1066 was undoubtedly a very important event…


The Norwegian Cultural Heritage In Iceland And The Faroe Islands

Norway, Iceland, and the Faroe Islands have a long-standing historical connection spanning over centuries. These countries situated in Northern Europe are bounded by many links of social, cultural, historical, linguistic, religious, political, and economic nature. So it is that the Norwegian cultural heritage is clearly visible both in Iceland and in the Faroe Islands and…