Viking Empires

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 2 - The Dynasty Of Ivarr

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Episode Two charts the ongoing fortunes of the dynasty of Ivarr. In the 10th century, they constructed the Viking town of Dublin, now brought back to life through a vivid combination of VFX and drama re-enactment. Thanks to extensive archaeology, we know more about Viking Dublin than any other northwest European city at th...

Season 1, Episode 1 - The Dark Foreigner

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Through new discoveries in science and archaeology, this episode explores the origins of the Vikings and how a great Viking dynasty changed history. It investigates who the Vikings were and why they left Scandinavia to plunder far-off lands. New scientific research suggests they were driven by an unstoppable force: climate...