"Vikings" is the tale of an epic and violent world of the mighty Norsemen who traded, raided and explored throughout the medieval times. "Vikings" tells the tale of a Viking warrior whose goal is to discover civilizations over seas and reach supremacy as a king. A Viking with the vision and drive to conquer unknown grounds.
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Last Episode03x10 The Dead Aired: Apr. 23, 2015
With one last chance to take Paris, Ragnar, and his Vikings troops take a daring chance. Ragnar asks Bjorn for a favor that could change …
Series Fun Facts
- Rollo's tattoo depicts a scene from Norse Mythology: The wolves Hatí and Sköll (the sons of Fenrir) chase the sun and the moon.
- The show takes its premise and basic plot from the Icelandic sagas Ragnars saga loðbrókar (The Saga of Ragnar Lodbrok) and Ragnarssona þáttr (Tale of Ragnar's Sons). Some have suggested that…
[show]The show takes its premise and basic plot from the Icelandic sagas Ragnars saga loðbrókar (The Saga of Ragnar Lodbrok) and Ragnarssona þáttr (Tale of Ragnar's Sons). Some have suggested that the actual protagonist of the cycle is Aslaug. Lagertha does not appear at all in the sagas. She appears in Saxo Grammaticus Gesta Danorum (which is also the basis of Hamlet). Most scholars agree that while there is some historical basis for Ragnar, the father of Björn Ironside and Ivar the Boneless and the plunderer of Paris, Lagertha seems to be entirely made up by Saxo and drawn upon various mythological characters, amazons and sheildmaidens.
- According to Katheryn Winnick the accent of the Norse men is based on Swedish accent.