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October 21, 2019

Trading, raiding and discovery – an outward look at the Vikings for the 2020 JORVIK Viking Festival

With any talk of Vikings, their fearsome reputation as warriors is probably the first thing that springs to mind.  However, this February as part of the JORVIK Viking Festival, their prowess as traders and explorers will come to the fore, and how this unique approach of trading, raiding and discovery made them one of the most influential people of the early medieval period, with assorted exploits taking them all directions of the compass.