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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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Series cast summary:
...  Floki / ... 61 episodes, 2013-2018
...  Lagertha / ... 59 episodes, 2013-2018
...  Bjorn Lothbrok / ... 49 episodes, 2014-2018
...  Ragnar Lothbrok / ... 45 episodes, 2013-2017
...  Rollo 45 episodes, 2013-2018
...  Ivar 42 episodes, 2016-2018
...  Ubbe / ... 40 episodes, 2016-2018
...  Helga 39 episodes, 2013-2017
...  Aethelwulf 36 episodes, 2014-2018
...  Queen Aslaug / ... 35 episodes, 2013-2016
...  Torvi 35 episodes, 2014-2018
...  King Ecbert 33 episodes, 2014-2017
...  Judith 31 episodes, 2015-2018
...  Athelstan 30 episodes, 2013-2016
...  The Seer / ... 29 episodes, 2013-2018
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The adventures of a 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 symbol on the shields used by the warriors of Hedeby are two "Fe"-runes - a letter used by Germanic peoples in the dark ages equal to the Latin letter "F" - laid back to back to look like a tree. This is a highly symbolic design as carving several runes into another, a "bindrune", was supposed to summon the magic of the rune. In this case "Fe" symbolizes wealth. See more »

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Judith was the second wife of Aethelwulf, and wasn't the mother of any of his children, including Alfred. She was the daughter of the King of France, not Northumbria. And he was king of Wessex when he married her; she never knew her father-in-law Ecbert/Egbert. See more »

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Ragnar Lothbrok: What does a man do?
Bjorn: He fights!
Ragnar Lothbrok: Good, and?
Bjorn: [Thinks] He looks after his family.
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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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Performed by Fever Ray
Courtesy by Rabid
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Great entertainment
6 March 2013 | by See all my reviews

As usual on IMDb fictional dramas set in a particular period in history attract the bores that insist on bleating 'its not historically accurate'. Well just ignore them as this is a fantastic and exciting look at the relatively unexplored Viking world. In the same vein as other fictional historical dramas such as Spartacus or Rome the plot centres around a single character and their family. We then take a brief look into their world and are shown how dangerous a place the world was at this time. The show has a quality feel to it not like some of the more poorly made historical drama around today (sorry but Camelot was just awful!). The sets are impressive and believable and the direction and framing of each scene is obviously set by a skilled hand. The characters are all interesting and likable and the acting is top notch. The only negative I could draw on was that there could have been a bit more action in the first episode but what action there was was very well done. My advice to you, just watch and enjoy it for what it is and don't be out off by the history buffs. If we insisted on only ever watching historical drama that was 100% accurate I'm pretty sure we would be watching none at all. Great show, a solid nine out of ten.


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