Viking Women: A Reinterpretation of the Bones -- apparently, there were more women invading the UK than we thought!

Viking Women: A Reinterpretation of the Bones

Viking Women: A Reinterpretation of the Bones -- apparently, there were more women invading the UK than we thought!

Reconstructed face of a powerful Viking era woman named Estrid based on the findings in her grave.  The social structure during the days of the Vikings were much more family based than today's society. The women were fairly equal to the men and travelled and traded together with them.

Reconstructed face of a powerful Viking era woman named Estrid based on the findings in her grave. The social structure during the days of the Vikings were much more family based than today's society. The women were fairly equal to the men and travelled and traded together with them.

Antoinette Miller Named Canada West 3rd Star Of The Week @wesmen_wbb  The University of Winnipeg Wesmen in conjunction with the Canada West Universities Athletics Association are pleased to announce that fourth year women's basketball player Antoinette Miller has been named the Canada West Female 3rd Star of the Week for the week ending February 5 2017. In a weekend series against the University of Regina Cougars (ranked No. 2 last week) Miller was nothing short of brilliant in leading the…

Antoinette Miller Named Canada West 3rd Star Of The Week @wesmen_wbb The University of Winnipeg Wesmen in conjunction with the Canada West Universities Athletics Association are pleased to announce that fourth year women's basketball player Antoinette Miller has been named the Canada West Female 3rd Star of the Week for the week ending February 5 2017. In a weekend series against the University of Regina Cougars (ranked No. 2 last week) Miller was nothing short of brilliant in leading the…

This runestone in a grove near Väsby, Uppland, Sweden, was raised by a Viking in commemoration of his receiving one danegeld in England.

This runestone in a grove near Väsby, Uppland, Sweden, was raised by a Viking in commemoration of his receiving one danegeld in England.

Wesmen Antoinette Miller & Megan Noonan Named Canada West All-Stars   The University of Winnipeg Wesmen along with the Canada West Universities Athletics Association have announced that Womens Basketball players Antoinette Miller and Megan Noonan have been named Canada West Womens Basketball Conference All-Stars for the 2016-2017 season. Miller was named to the First All-Star team after leading the conference in scoring averaging 18.7 points per game during regular season action. A starter…

Wesmen Antoinette Miller & Megan Noonan Named Canada West All-Stars The University of Winnipeg Wesmen along with the Canada West Universities Athletics Association have announced that Womens Basketball players Antoinette Miller and Megan Noonan have been named Canada West Womens Basketball Conference All-Stars for the 2016-2017 season. Miller was named to the First All-Star team after leading the conference in scoring averaging 18.7 points per game during regular season action. A starter…

Wesmen Faith Hezekiah Named Canada West Female 2nd Star of the Week   For the second consecutive week a member of the University of Winnipeg Wesmen Women's Basketball team has been recognized for her outstanding play. The University of Winnipeg Wesmen in conjunction with the Canada West Universities Athletics Association announced today that second year forward Faith Hezekiah has been named the Canada West Female 2nd Star of the Week for the week ending February 12 2017. Teammate Antoinette…

Wesmen Faith Hezekiah Named Canada West Female 2nd Star of the Week For the second consecutive week a member of the University of Winnipeg Wesmen Women's Basketball team has been recognized for her outstanding play. The University of Winnipeg Wesmen in conjunction with the Canada West Universities Athletics Association announced today that second year forward Faith Hezekiah has been named the Canada West Female 2nd Star of the Week for the week ending February 12 2017. Teammate Antoinette…

The discovery of a small female figurine made of gilded silver by amateur archaeologists in Revninge (Denmark), has given a face and body to the Danish ancestors of the Viking Age.  Dating from around 800AD, archaeologists believe the figurine now named the “Revninge – woman”, may depict the goddess Freya by the hand posture holding the stomach. Other interpretations include the Norns, Diser, vølver or possibly the Valkyries.

The discovery of a small female figurine made of gilded silver by amateur archaeologists in Revninge (Denmark), has given a face and body to the Danish ancestors of the Viking Age. Dating from around 800AD, archaeologists believe the figurine now named the “Revninge – woman”, may depict the goddess Freya by the hand posture holding the stomach. Other interpretations include the Norns, Diser, vølver or possibly the Valkyries.

Ranvaik’s Casket. Somewhat unusually, it contains a runic inscription on its base. This was added in the 10th century AD and reads ‘Ranvaick a kistu thasa‘ or in English, ‘Ranvaik (a female name) owns this casket’. This may indicate that on its arrival in Scandinavia, the shrine was reused by a Viking noble woman called Ranvaik, possibly as a casket for her personal items.

Ranvaik’s Casket. Somewhat unusually, it contains a runic inscription on its base. This was added in the 10th century AD and reads ‘Ranvaick a kistu thasa‘ or in English, ‘Ranvaik (a female name) owns this casket’. This may indicate that on its arrival in Scandinavia, the shrine was reused by a Viking noble woman called Ranvaik, possibly as a casket for her personal items.

Hel (location) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  The location named after Hel.  Hel or Helheim is the location.

Hel (location) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The location named after Hel. Hel or Helheim is the location.

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