Viking Axes

The Viking axe was a very common weapon. Everyone owned a wood cutting axe that could be used as a dangerous weapon. Other axes were designed specifically for war. We stock all types of Viking axes included very historically accurate forged axes.…

Battle Axes, Medieval and Viking Axes Battle Ready

Viking and Medieval Battle Axes The Battle Axe was a crucial instrument since the Stone Age. Viking warriors are thought to be the first Europeans to make a large Battle Axe just for war. Since swords were not effectively useful against plate armor, maces, axes and war hammers were preferred by foot soldiers during the middle ages.…

Viking raid warfare and tactics - Wikipedia

The term "Viking age" refers to the period roughly from 793 AD to the late 11th century in Europe.In this era Viking activity started with raids on Christian lands in England and eventually expanded to mainland Europe, including parts of present-day Russia. While maritime battles were very rare, Viking bands proved very successful in raiding coastal towns and monasteries due to their efficient ...…

31 Viking Tattoos to Inspire the Norse in You Inked ...

Oct 10, 2018 · The word "viking" comes from Old Norse, meaning "a pirate raid." Did the Vikings Have Tattoos? While there isn't 100 percent proof that viking wore tattoos, it is believed that some may have had them. According to 10th century Arabic traveler Ahmad ibn Fadlan: Each man has an axe, a sword, and a knife and keeps each by him at all times.…