Martin Hrachovsky

Martin Hrachovsky

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Hilt of a Viking Sword - Found at Hedeby, Denmark, 9th Century- VIKINGS, CHRONOLOGIE DES INVASIONS, 17: * 881: Vicoire de LOUIS III contre les Vikings à SAUCOURT-EN-VIMEU. Raids sur la MEUSE. Les villes de LIEGE et AIX-LA-CHAPELLE sont pillées et incendiées. - * 885: Reprise de Londres par Alfred le Grand - * 885-887: Après avoir remonté la SEINE, les Vikings entreprennent le 5° siège de PARIS. Le comte EUDES, ancêtre des Capétiens, leur résiste pendant 90 jours....

Hilt of a Viking Sword C, Hedeby, Denmark. Weapons and armour were huge status symbols. Vikings gave their ornate swords names like Legbiter but when a warrior died in battle his sword was ritually killed too – bent double, and interred with him.

Rune stone, Näsby Odensala, Uppland, Sweden

Rune stone (U in Näsby Odensala. The inscription says: "Ingefast had this stone raised in memory of Torkel, his father, and in memory of Gunhild, his mother. They both drowned". Runsten (U vid Näsby Odensala.

Rune Stone 10th Century CE, Denmark

Rune Stone 10th Century CE, Denmark

The Tune stone is an important runestone from about 200–450 CE. It bears runes of the Elder Futhark, and the language is Proto-Norse. It was discovered in 1627 in the church yard wall of the church in Tune, Østfold, Norway. Today it is housed in the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History in Oslo.

The Tune stone is an important runestone from about CE. It bears runes of the Elder Futhark in Proto-Norse. It was discovered in 1627 in the church yard wall in Tune, Østfold, Norway. Today it is housed in the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History in Oslo.