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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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 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)
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 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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The runic inscription on king Horik's sword is a mix between the Elder Futhark (proto-norse writing system) and the Younger Futhark (old norse writing system). The inscription reads: "Shard af Kings". See more »

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The series shows the Uppsala Temple as being located in the mountains. Uppsala was and is located in farmlands close to the Swedish east coast which does not have any mountains. See more »

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Floki: We've been to Hel and back!
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Featured in Weekend: Episode #1.7 (2014) See more »

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If I Had A Heart
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Finally a Viking series!
15 March 2013 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

I've been waiting for someone to make a good series about the vikings. I'm from Norway myself, and I'm naturally interested in our history. I've only seen two episodes so far, but I have to say - it really looks promising. The surroundings and nature in the two first episodes is exactly how it looks in "Vestlandet", the western parts of Norway. Stunnings fjords with waterfalls cascading down the sides. It really looks authentic.

The acting is mostly top notch, a few short scenes aren't that great but it's hardly mentionable. It seems like in the beginning, people are speaking an incomprehensible Norse/English mix, and then they continue speaking a modern English. It's pretty clever actually. Fun fact: When the Vikings invaded the British isles they could understand each other's languages.

The story itself is really exciting, and I just want to watch more.. I can hardly wait for the next episode to be released.

I don't know so much about the Ragnar Lodbrok character, but Rollo (Gangarolf) is a very famous character in the Norse sagas.

I highly recommend this show, and I really hope they continue making this for several seasons.


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