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Viking Quest
A BBC designed game for students to revise history while having a bit of fun.

Who were the Vikings?
This site has a good introduction explaining the different races covered by the term Viking, and then goes on to focus on Vikings in Britain. Click on the links at the bottom of the page for related articles on aspects of the Viking age, Viking social and military organisations and more.

The Ydalir group of the Vikings
Ydalir is the Manchester group of The Vikings, the UK's oldest and largest Dark Age re-enactment society. The website has links to information about combat, crafts, including spinning, cooking, flint and steel, and tents.

Food and diet in the Viking era
This website is provided by a not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to researching and recreating the Viking era. It pays particular attention to describing the Viking daily diet.

Nova Online: The Vikings
This website is designed to accompany a Television series about the Vikings that was broadcast in 2000. There are links that allow you to:
* explore a Viking village,
* learn the secrets of Norse ships,
* write your name in Runes
* find out how far the Vikings dispersed (the Diaspora)
* build a tree ring timeline