What is this archive about?
This archive is meant to illuminate the use and importance of runic inscriptions and literary works of the Vikings, also known as the Norsemen, and how there influence has carried on in today's popular culture through these writing technologies.
All sources used in this archive comes from printed books or online sources such as e-books, websites, or electronic magazine articles. All of the information is categorized in respective tabs: You will find a brief description of the Vikings and their history under 'The Vikings' tab. To help better understand their location, history, and endeavors, you can looks up descriptive maps under the 'Maps' tab. You will finally get to information about these aforesaid writing technologies in the 'Runes, Inscriptions, Text' tab and how it has carried on in today's society through books, movies, games, and TV shows in the 'Popular Culture' tab.
You can find all of the sources in the links tab.
What this archive isn't about...
This archive is not an analysis of the Vikings' explorations nor is it an in depth resource to their daily lives. While there are overview of these topics they are not totally inclusive or exclusive. However, sources covering these topics were used and these sources are allocated in the links tab. The prime subject of this archive is to analyze the importance of the Vikings writing technologies and how these paradigms have carried on in today's popular culture.