How did the Vikings live?


Vikings were a brutal people that invaded England during the Middle Ages. Viking houses were built of wood, stone or blocks of turf - depending on local materials. Viking men wore tunics and trousers while women wore long dresses, with a kind of long apron and they ate meat, vegetables fruit and wild nuts. Viking clothes were made from wool, linen and animal skins.
Q&A Related to "How did the Vikings live?"
The Vikings lived in 0836 AD.
Viking Age spanned the eighth to eleventh centuries.
The Vikings first appeared around the 8th or 9th century AD. The last Viking raid took place in the 12th century. So that gives you a 300-400 time frame of when the Vikings lived.
The word "Viking" is actually a pretty recent import to English - it came in during the 18th century. The word comes from the Old Norse "vikingr, which means "
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The Vikings
The Vikings were daring masters of the sea. Their swift wooden longships, equipped with both sails and oars, enabled them to mount piratical raids on the coastal monasteries and settlements of the British Isles, western Europe and beyond…
Vikings are the Norse explorers, warriors, merchants and pirates who lived in creeks and settlements that they set up themselves. They raided, traded, explored and settled in the wide areas of Europe and north Atlantic islands from the late 8th century.
Mostly Vikings lived on farms and used iron tools such as sickles and hoes to plough and cultivate their land. Some of the crops they grew were oats, barley, wheat, onions, beans and cabbages. Their farm animals included pigs, sheep, goats, cattle, geese and chickens. They used to train their soldiers and prepare them for war.
The Vikings lived in Europe between 700 AD and 1000 AD. They were originally from Scandinavia (Norway, Denmark and Sweden). They travelled from their homeland to Britain and Ireland in that period.
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