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Unformatted text preview: o beer • Food – grain growing, fisherman, hunters, mushrooms • Women and family o Woman ran the household o Skjoldmø – shield girl, carry a warriors shield into battle o Married between 12 &15 Can divorce • Without a reason = no property • Babies stay with mother, grown children split up 1 Raiding/War – because they could, almost always successful • Ships – Drakeen (dragon head) (40-100 men) o Sea Worthy and trade down rivers • Types of Raids - • Spoils - • Settle down o England Alfred the Great • Is able to stop the Vikings (878) o Frankish lands Normans Rolf o Ireland Dublin – founded and became a major trading city o Iceland and further West Shows that they are good business men – switch the names of Greenland and Iceland o Constantinople Never successful Always paid off o Russia 2...
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- Fall '09
- History, Hungary, Battle of Lechfeld, 955