Episode 8: The Greatness of Forkbeard

A couple of depictions of Sweyn Forkbeard.
Anglo Saxon coins found in Scandinavia.

The ending scene of Princess Mononoke, when Iron Town is burned down by the forest spirit. 

One hundred trillion dollar bills printed in Zimbabwe as a result of hyperinflation.

September 3 1967 – Dagen H.

This Day in History: Swedish Traffic Switches Sides – September 3, 1967

The Day Sweden Switched Sides

The estimated death toll from communist regimes is more than the Black Death and Mongol Horde combined. Scary stuff.

The median worker tax rates of Scandinavia vs the U.S in 2019.
Skew Lines!

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Episode 6: The Sons of Ragnar in England

A map of viking raids in France.

The Viking siege of Paris

A table displaying the distribution of place names in England with personal and non-personal specifics (from https://www.researchgate.net/publication/284228370_Anglo-Scandinavian_Code-Mixing_in_English_Place-Names)

A table displaying the distribution of Old Norse and Old English generics (from https://www.researchgate.net/publication/284228370_Anglo-Scandinavian_Code-Mixing_in_English_Place-Names)

Not endorsing a particular view, but just to show it is out there….This Prezi looks at the idea that Middle English is a Norse language

The composition of modern English by language of origin.

The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle

Harald also referenced this essay, Categories Were Made for Man : https://slatestarcodex.com/2014/11/21/the-categories-were-made-for-man-not-man-for-the-categories/

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