If you hear the word “Viking” and imagine a man with a huge, out of control, lice-ridden beard with smelly bits of food (or fleshy battle shrapnel) stuck in it, you’re going to need to forget all that.
Ragnar Lothbrok, a viking who's name is know in Scandinavia, after defeating the earl of his town. Ragnar is very strategic and knows how to handle a sword in battle. Ragnar who be a very good person to base my main character of as he is a very able hero.
VALHALLA - this is the place where the Vikings that died in battle would go for the afterlife. VALHALLA was located in ASGARD, where there were 540 doors. The doors were so wide that through each huge door, 800 warriors could walk side by side.
In Norse mythology, Sleipnir (Old Norse “slippy”or “the slipper”) is an eight-legged horse. Sleipnir is Odin’s steed, and is the child of Loki and Svaðilfari. He is described as the best of all horses, and is sometimes ridden to the location of Hel.
The great sea expeditions of the Viking Age - The basis of the great sea expeditions undertaken by the Vikings was ship technology. The Viking ship was a piece of high technology based upon hundreds of years of development and experience.