Viking’s Weekly

What’s up in Early Medieval Reenactment Upcoming events: Vikingehåndværkertræf 2019 in Aggersborg Viking Market in Saltvik Spelet om Heilag Olav in Verdalsøra Slavic Culture Festival in Gniezno Tornerspel på Trelleborgen Värmlands Vikingating 2019 Past events: Vikings at Birka Gudvangen Viking Market 2019 Festival of Slavic History in Cieszyn Silesia Medeltidslägret Levande Glimmingehus Sarpsborg International Viking…

Viking Women Clothing: Aprondress

This article focuses on the garment that was worn by Viking women together with the characteristic oval brooches. While it has been called many things by researchers over the years (e.g. trägerrock and hängerock), I will use what is currently thought to be the old Norse name for the garment (Ewing 2006, p. 37), namely…

Sigi Forge Feder – Review by Scholar Victoria

Sigi Forge is a relative newcomer to the HEMA scene, but with the backing of high profile fencers like Martin Fabian, I was unsurprisingly excited when mine arrived several weeks ago. Does this sword offer something new to the fencing community? Read on and see. At a Glance The continuing popularity of longsword in both…