Blood of the Vikings

Blood of the Vikings

2001 - 2002,
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Episode Guide

  • Blood of the Vikings - Empire (Episode 5)
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  • Blood of the Vikings - The Last Vikings (Episode 5)
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    The Last Vikings

    Genetic evidence implies limits to Viking penetration into the British Isles.

  • Blood of the Vikings - Rulers (Episode 4)
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    An investigation into the impact of the Vikings in Britain; this program looks at the Vikings' rise to power by means of raiding, extortion and intimidation; stories of gruesome English revenge attacks.

  • Blood of the Vikings - Vikings in Power (Episode 4)
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    Vikings in Power

    The Vikings rise to power by means of raiding, extortion and interrogation.

  • Blood of the Vikings - The Sea Road (Episode 3)
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    The Sea Road

    This edition focuses on the archaeological trail left by the Vikings as they traveled from Norway along the sea road to Dublin; settlements, a boat burial and evidence of trading have been discovered on the Scottish Isles.

  • Blood of the Vikings - Pioneers (Episode 3)
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    Vikings may have inhabited northern British islands earlier than once thought.

  • Blood of the Vikings - Invasion (Episode 2)
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    This edition traces the story of the Danish Viking Great Army and its battles with King Alfred the Great, and also uncovers evidence pointing to Viking immigration and settlement in England.

  • Blood of the Vikings - Great Viking Army (Episode 2)
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    Great Viking Army

    Evidence emerges that Viking armies clashed with England's Anglo-Saxon kings.

  • Blood of the Vikings - First Blood (Episode 1)
    Episode 1:

    First Blood

    Julian Richards investigates the impact of the Vikings in Britain; the Vikings were a frightening people who left an indelible mark on the British psyche.

  • Blood of the Vikings - Viking Raids (Episode 1)
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    Viking Raids

    Pit offers evidence of a Viking massacre; tracing Viking genes; Viking treasures.