Category Norse / Viking Age

Basic Rectangular Construction

This is all based on a class that my dear friend Hanim Gulenay, OL, and I developed years ago and has gone through several iterations. She is a co-writer on this and a fantastic resource. So, let’s get into it!! Rectangular construction is a broad term used to describe a simple and efficient method of […]

Items from 10th Century Hedeby (Haithabu)

Hedeby (Old Norse: Heiðabýr; German: Haithabu) was an important stronghold in Viking Age Denmark from the 8th-11th centuries CE and, along with Birka in present-day Sweden, it was the most important Viking trading center in Europe.  During this time it flourished under the control of Danish Vikings. Hedeby is located near the modern city of […]