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The world of the Vikings is brought to life through the journey of Ragnar Lothbrok, the first Viking to emerge from Norse legend and onto the pages of history - a man on the edge of myth.

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 Ragnar Lothbrok / ... (39 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Rollo (39 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Floki (39 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Lagertha (37 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Helga (31 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Princess Aslaug / ... (30 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Athelstan (29 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Bjorn Lothbrok / ... (28 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 Siggy Haraldson (24 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 King Ecbert (24 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 Erlendur / ... (22 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 The Seer / ... (21 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Aethelwulf (21 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 Torstein (20 episodes, 2013-2015)
Philip O'Sullivan ...
 Bishop Edmund (18 episodes, 2014-2016)
Georgia Hirst ...
 Torvi (17 episodes, 2014-2016)
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The adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok: the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the saga of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes. As well as being a fearless warrior, Ragnar embodies the Norse traditions of devotion to the gods: legend has it that he was a direct descendant of Odin, the god of war and warriors. Written by History Channel

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The Storm Is Coming

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Action | Drama | History | War

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Trivia

The Norse people did not actually refer to themselves as Vikings as an ethnic or national identity. Viking was a profession and was the term for the act of raiding. See more »

Goofs

The role of the Seer would have much more likely been held by a woman (a völva) in actual Norse society. See more »

Quotes

Rollo: I wanted to step out of your shadow. You understand that, don't you?
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Referenced in The Big Bang Theory: The Gorilla Dissolution (2014) See more »

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If I Had A Heart
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Performed by Fever Ray
Courtesy by Rabid
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Thanks, History Channel!
5 March 2013 | by See all my reviews

I've watched the two first episodes of the series and I can say that I'm POSITIVELY surprised.

I didn't know if this would be any good but I'm most certainly intrigued. It's well written, exciting and charming. The show is very enjoyable, especially if you're interested in Scandinavian/European history.

I love Norse Mythology and I am very happy that this show aired, I just hope it continues going in a good direction. :)

All in all I can't wait for the remaining episodes and if you're considering picking this show up I'd definitely recommend it.


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