European History

The Germanic Tribes migration from Scandinavia

From Dailyhistory.org: The fall of the Western Roman Empire in AD 476 was certainly one of the most events in world history, but unfortunately, it is often misrepresented in popular histories. The collapse is generally depicted as taking place due… Read More ›

Vinland – Where was it?

From Dailyhistory.org Norse or Viking exploration is fairly well-known thanks in large part to a considerable amount of surviving primary sources. The Vikings explored and established colonies as far west as North America and to the east in Russia. Modern… Read More ›

8 Viking myths busted

From History Extra: Bearded, violent beyond reason and singularly successful at suppressing everyone around them. This, says Janina Ramirez, is the popular – yet questionable – image of Vikings. But how violent were they really, and did they actually wear… Read More ›