Clive Standen and Maude Hirst travel to Scandinavia as Real Vikings looks at Paganism

Real Vikings this week looks at how pagan beliefs shaped nearly every aspect of Viking life. From how they worshipped to how they fought and ruled, their complex religion influenced many of their decisions and practices. Actors from Vikings Clive Standen and Maude Hirst head to Scandinavia, where they find out that Norse paganism encompassed a broad range of beliefs prior to the Christianization of the region. Worship was not made in formal temples but rather in the home or in sacred groves, much like the Celtic druids. However, there were specific sites that seem to have been particularly important and remains have...read more
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