By the 12th century Christianity was actively practiced in much of Europe. Additionally, there is a clearer understanding on the doctrine of the faith. This is significant as for a long time the faith was practiced with many shades of gray. This can be drawn up to multiple factors, such as cultural clashes and simple … Continue reading The Rise and fall of religious relics
Warriors from the north where infamous to their Contemporaries, known for their brutal raids and ruthless mentality surrounding battle and their philosophies that contrasted the changing European world. Even today the very mention of ‘Vikings’ conjures up the image of a grizzled warrior donned in leather and fur, clutching an axe or sword. But what … Continue reading Viking blades: Symbols of bravery, brutality, bounty and branding.