Norse by Northwest

Norse by Northwest

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A Viking History Podcast


Norse by Northwest – S01E11 – Viking Culture in the Modern World Part III – An interview with Author Seamus King.
Apr 12, 2018 • 54 min
Part III of a series of interviews discussing Viking influence in modern culture. Today I interview author and performer Seamus King. Seamus has for some years had a strong focus on the history of the Norse, specifically the Viking Age, and it has…
S01E10 - Viking Culture in the Modern World Part II - An interview with Amy Graham; The Badass Valkyrie.
Apr 1, 2018 • 86 min
Part II of a series of interviews discussing Viking influence in modern culture.Today I interview Amy Graham, better known as The Badass Valkyrie. She is an extreme athlete with a penchant for stationary and bullet journalling who has won gold fighting…
S01E09 - Viking Culture in the Modern World Part I - an Interview with Ethereal Visions Publishing.
Mar 26, 2018 • 54 min
A slight departure from the normal podcast, this is the first in a series of interviews discussing Viking influence in modern culture.Today I interview Hope and Matt from Ethereal Visions Publishing about their Gjallarhorn project, a series of Viking…
S01E08 - Norse Storytelling and Poetry - The Sagas.
Mar 6, 2018 • 53 min
Norse Storytelling and Poetry - In this episode I’ll try to go into some detail on the Sagas and the history and culture of Norse Storytelling and poetry as well as what brought about the Icelandic Sagas. The Podcast is now represented on Facebook and…
S01E07 - The Vikings in Scotland.
Jan 12, 2018 • 57 min
UPDATED with full file. Unfortunately the file was clipped while originally uploading. This issue should be corrected, now. The Vikings in Scotland - In this episode I’ll try to breakdown where and when the Vikings arrived in Scotland and the impact they…
Mini episode - The history of the Drinking Horn.
Sep 3, 2017 • 38 min
The history of the Drinking Horn and an introduction to our sponsor - Drinking horns are heavily associated with Vikings in the modern world and often used at Viking re-enactments and also religious events.In this mini episode I’ll attempt to explain how…
S01E06 - The Varangian Guard.
Aug 12, 2017 • 41 min
The Varangian Guard - In this episode I’ll attempt to condense down some good information into a decent lesson on the Varangian guard. Who they were, how they formed, how they functioned and what some of the truths are behind the internet myths. As usual…
S01E05 - The Rus Vikings
Jul 20, 2017 • 73 min
The Rus Vikings - In this long episode I’ll give you the most detailed brief I can on the Rus Vikings – who they were, how they came to be and when they stopped being Vikings. As usual it will be a primer on the subject to try and explain about the Rus…
S01E04 - The Vendel Period.
Jun 21, 2017 • 22 min
The Vendel Period - In this episode I’m going to give as detailed a description I can of the Vendel Period and why it had such a large impact on what became the Viking age.It will be a primer to give newcomers a fair idea of how some of the seeds of the…
S01E03 - The Nordic Iron Age.
Jun 9, 2017 • 36 min
The Nordic Iron Age - In this episode I’m going to give as detailed a brief as I can on the Nordic countries from the end of the Bronze age up to the beginning of the Vendel Period.It will be a primer to give newcomers a fair idea of how some of the seeds…
S01E02 - The Nordic Bronze Age
Apr 12, 2017 • 21 min
The Nordic Bronze Age - In this episode I’m going to give a brief explanation of how people came to and settled in the region during prehistory and the socidety of the Bronze age.It will be a primer to give newcomers a rough idea of how some parts of the…
S01E01 - Vinland
Mar 28, 2017 • 26 min
Episode 01 -Vinland: A brief explanation of the Norse settlements attempted in North America. Welcome to the first official episode of Norsw by Northwest.In this episode I’ll give a brief explanation of how the Norse came to North America and attempted to…