And by now a third of the vikings believe that the U.S. president doesn't deserve the Peace Prize.
These battlefield set-backs were extremely common said Gareth Williams, curator of “vikings: Life and Legend.”
After more than three seasons, the vikings let go Leslie Frazier on Monday.
The original Russian state, “Old Russia,” was established at Novgorod in A.D. 862 by marauding vikings.
But his retirement was shorter lived than the fame of an American Idol winner; three weeks later he signed with the vikings.
Sigurd the lads call me, said he, and I am thought to be a son to Bui: not yet are all the vikings of Jomsborg dead.
So it went until all the lands round about were covered with vikings.
Old was he and crafty, for already he had been saying many things to the vikings.
He has not only whipped the vikings, but he has got a new kingdom west-over-seas.
First came an air from "The Huguenots," sung by Michalowa; this showed the vikings to be musical.
Scandinavian pirate, 1807, vikingr; modern spelling attested from 1840. The word is a historical revival; it was not used in Middle English, but it was revived from Old Norse vikingr "freebooter, sea-rover, pirate, viking," which usually is explained as meaning properly "one who came from the fjords," from vik "creek, inlet, small bay" (cf. Old English wic, Middle High German wich "bay," and second element in Reykjavik). But Old English wicing and Old Frisian wizing are almost 300 years older, and probably derive from wic "village, camp" (temporary camps were a feature of the Viking raids), related to Latin vicus "village, habitation" (see villa).
The connection between the Norse and Old English words is still much debated. The period of Viking activity was roughly 8c. to 11c. In the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, the raiding armies generally were referred to as þa Deniscan "the Danes," while those who settled in England were identified by their place of settlement. Old Norse viking (n.) meant "freebooting voyage, piracy;" one would "go on a viking."
Warriors from Scandinavia who raided much of coastal Europe in the eighth to tenth centuries. The Vikings traveled in boats with high bows and sterns, carefully designed for either rough seas or calm waters. Eventually some Vikings settled in the countries they plundered and established new societies.