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Vikings Mid-Season 5 Premier - Recap

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Episode 5:11 is entitled, The Revelation.  It opens with Ivar and Harald celebrating in Ragnar and Lagertha’s old hall at Kattegat.  The Vikings are cavorting and drinking, but Ivar is still consumed with revenge while a drunk Harald Fairhair admits that he is struggling with the guilt and regret over the loss of his brother in the terrible battle.  Later, Rollo (whose Normans helped Ivar and Harald win) makes an appearance at the hall, where he explains that his motivation in helping them was to secure favorable trade relations between his Normandy and Scandinavia.

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Vikings: Season 5 Predictions!!!

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The last five episodes of Season 5 Vikings will premier November 28 and will only raise the stakes.  After many teasers, the History Channel released trailers offering some clues for the plot arc.  From the two and a half minutes they give us, we can see that Harald and Ivar complete their conquest of Scandinavia.  Ivar rules with an iron hand in Kattegat, killing his enemies outright or sacrificing them. 

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Official Season Five Vikings Trailer

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Over 700 Viking items to choose from!  FREE Mjölnir Necklace when purchasing 3 or more items! Shop now!     History's hit series, Vikings returns on Wednesday, November 28th, 2018. An exclusive trailer from the mid-season five premiere was unveiled to nearly 5,000 fans during the “Vikings” cast panel held in Ballroom 20 on Friday, July 20 at Comic-Con. In the mid-season five finale, the divide between the Lothbrok family climaxes with Ragnar’s sons battling each other to rule the world. The long-awaited faceoff ends with a strategic victory going to Ivar the Boneless (Alex Høgh Andersen) who vows vengeance on his betrayers with a direct target on Lagertha’s (Katheryn Winnick) back. Last seen in an unstable state and losing her appearance as...

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Viking Music

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Wardruna is a Norwegian group founded around 2009. They are responsible for much of the soundtrack and music heard on the TV series called Vikings.  Though some of their members came out of the Black Metal scene of the early 2000s, Wardruna predominantly relies on traditional instruments to achieve their unworldly, haunting sound.

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The Real Floki and the Discovery of Iceland

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Floki and his followers were so preoccupied with fishing that they neglected to cut and store hay for the animals that they had brought.

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Ivar the Boneless

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Ivar the Boneless was an extraordinary warrior whose ferocity and cruelty at times reached psychotic levels.  He was responsible for the death of ...

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The History of Lagertha & Shield Maidens

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many of the Norse goddesses were also goddesses of war. It is clear from these stories that the Vikings did not see the battlefield in strictly masculine terms.

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Latest 'Vikings' Trailer Comic-Con 2017

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Can't wait!  Ragnar loved both Bjorn and Ivar but whose side will win?   Looking for viking jewelry (arm rings, torcs and more? Click here. Viking Jewelry

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How to make your own Viking Shield

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Note: We sell completed viking shields (including blank shields) for as low as $119. Prefer to make your own? Below are four videos on DIY Viking Shields: This first how-to video used a stainless steel dog bowl for the center piece and used hydrocholoric acid and some hammering to give it that aged, hand-made look.   This Viking shield build focused on a look to match Lagertha's shield from the TV show "Vikings". A request that came from the wife of the builder.   This homemade Viking Shield required little to zero metal working. Using plywood and other easy to find ingredients to make a fully functional shield.   This last video also used plywood and offers tips on how to give...

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The Danish Canadian Museum: A Viking Treasure

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Check out the Viking Ship Gokstadfæring on Display! Interested to see a detailed replica of a Gokstadfæring? You can when you visit the Danish Canadian Museum in Alberta Canada! The Freydis Joanna Viking Ship and Naust is part of the museum’s permanent collection, just waiting to be discovered by visitors who love Viking history. The exhibit tells a fascinating story. First off, a little bit about longships: Longships were a vital part of the success of Viking expansion into remote territories. They were extremely competent at navigating open waters, with this group comprised largely of skilled craftsmen and sailors. As such, the Vikings easily and swiftly claimed control over both land and sea. As you know, longships were long, narrow...

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