Vikings follows 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
The Storm Is Coming
Did You Know?
The nickname "Lodbrog" refers to an saga about Regner that Saxo wrote. In the story, Regner dresses himself in a fur coat and fur pants, walks through icy water in order to get the fur frozen. This is to be shielded from two Lindorm (mythical serpents)that have trapped a maiden in her house. Afterwards, the maidens father mocks Regner for having "fuzzy pants", ie "Lodbrog". See more
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
If I Had A Heart
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