From Norse mythology in Marvel’s Thor to countless movies and books, Vikings remain in popular culture to this day. But what do you really know about Vikings?
You might have an idea of them being ancient pirates complete with buried treasure, but these facts about the Vikings will certainly change the way you think about them. They didn’t necessarily wear horned helmets and run fearlessly into battle, but their extraordinary culture was impressive and influential.
Read on to find out surprising facts about these fascinating people!