Barbarians: The Vikings (2003)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Military & War, World History  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Directed by Robert Gardner, Barbarians, Part 3: The Vikings was original broadcast on The History Channel in January of 2004. The program is narrated by Clancy Brown. This part focuses on the Vikings, the Norse explorers who raided Europe from the eighth to the tenth centuries. Viking King Harald Hardrada gets all of the Viking clans together to take on England itself. His troops are defeated at the Battle of Stanford Bridge. The violent Vikings end up assimilating into European culture and having tremendous influence.

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barbarian, battle [war], conquest, destruction, military, pillaging, re-enactment, Scandinavian, strategy, terror, tribe, Viking, violence, weapons