Thyra Dane

Author of Romance. Blogs about Scandinavia, Vikings and books.

Mobility, knowledge, skill and the element of surprise. Those are some of the answers to how the Vikings seem to have won all their battles. Viking researcher Else Roesdahl answers the question about why Vikings were so superior in battles in this article (in Norwegian). “Archeological findings and written sources show that Vikings didn’t always …

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Imagine you’re an ordinary 13 year old boy minding your own business, when Thor (the God of Thunder – not the Marvel character) suddenly appears in a stroke of lightning and takes you to Valhalla. And imagine that the Norse mythology is not just a mythology – it’s real! This is the beginning of the book Erik Menneskesøn …

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