Vikings (2013– )

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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... See full summary »

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 Ragnar Lothbrok (19 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Rollo (19 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Siggy / ... (19 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Floki (19 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Lagertha (18 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Athelstan (18 episodes, 2013-2014)
Jefferson Hall ...
 Torstein (17 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 King Horik (12 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Helga (12 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Princess Aslaug / ... (11 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 The Seer (11 episodes, 2013-2014)
Nathan O'Toole ...
 Bjorn Lothbrok / ... (10 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Jarl Borg (9 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Gyda (9 episodes, 2013)
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 Bjorn Lothbrok / ... (8 episodes, 2014)
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 King Ecbert (8 episodes, 2014)
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 Arne (8 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Erlendur (8 episodes, 2014)
Cathal O'Hallin ...
 Hvitserk (8 episodes, 2014)
Cormac Melia ...
 Ubbe (8 episodes, 2014)
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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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The show takes it's premise and basic plot from the Icelandic sagas Ragnars saga loðbrókar (The Saga of Ragnar Lodbrok) and Ragnarssona þáttr (Tale of Ragnar's Sons). Some have suggested that the actual protagonist of the cycle is Aslaug. Lagertha does not appear at all in the sagas. She appears in Saxo Grammaticus Gesta Danorum (which is also the basis of Hamlet). Most scholars agree that while there is some historical basis for Ragnar, the father of Björn Ironside and Ivar the Boneless and the plunderer of Paris, Lagertha seems to be entirely made up by Saxo and drawn upon various mythological characters, amazons and sheildmaidens. See more »

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

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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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Courtesy by Rabid
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Good show
10 March 2013 | by See all my reviews

There are some Hollywood liberties taken during the show this is to be expected it is a show. If you made a show about everyday life during the vikings time most would be dull and not exciting it is not like they went to battle everyday. The show has a lot of historical basis with some liberties taken to liven the show up. It is well produced and has great cinematography . If , you are however looking for a straight fact based view on vikings go to the library and pull anthropology research journals out. For everyone else if you like battles with historical styles, understandings of how they navigated and views on the social structure of the vikings then you will get a understanding. You will also see how laws and ethics were for the vikings so yes there is some historical accuracy to the show . All in all if you want entertainment mixed with history it is a great show.


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