Episode 4: Odin’s Eyes

Joseph of Arimathea.

Joseph of Arimathea is a story you actually already know, even if you don’t know you know it. This song, Jerusalem, is actually telling this story- just in a different context. You might also know the story from Monty Python and the Holy Grail!

The sacking of the Lindisfarne monasteries in 794.
The Norman conquest of England

 

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Hanging with History: A Visual Guide to the Viking Raids

In Episode 6, Harald discussed the viking raids on Europe, specifically France and England.  Here are some maps to help visualise where these vikings went.

A map of Viking raids in France.
A map of viking raids in England.
A map of the Kingdom of Northumbria.
A map of the Kingdom of Mercia.
A map of places in England with Scandinavian names as a result of the Vikings.

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