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The Viking ship is a symbol of force and power. Known and revered all over the world, the Vikings of Scandinavian history were great raiders and conquerors. With a mythical rumor created by various historical descriptions, the Vikings built their ships with large dragon heads protruding from the front. These ships, as well as the men who sailed them, depict strength and fearlessness.

But why did the Vikings in mass numbers leave their homeland in search of something else? Why were they so curious that they would travel by sea to places unknown? To learn more, we begin our journey around 800AD and the lore of the Viking continues into the 11th Century… To learn more about their journey and a more complete history, click here.

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