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The Vikings

questions about the Vikings

QuestionAnswer
What were the 4 main groups af Vikings? Ostrogoths, Huns, Visigoths, Vandals.
Where were most Vikings from? Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland
What were the 2 most popular jobs for the VIkings? Farmers and Fishers
What type of land was very important to the Vikings? Fertile Land
What was the main job only done by the women? Weaving
What did women have rights over? Law
Most Viking landowners owned slaves called what? Thralls
Thralls were either _____ by the Vikings of Sold into Slavery because they couldn't pay off their _____. Captured; Debts
Children of thralls automatically become what? Slaves; Thralls
Vikings were highly skilled _________ and _________. Woodworkers and Smiths
Were Vikings wealthy or poor? Very Wealthy
What were Skalds? Scandinavian Poets who kept Viking History and Legends.
What were two ideal things Skalds needed? Amazing Memories and Amazing Singing Voices
What could Skalds Recite? Word for Word stories that could take days to tell.
Were Vikings wealthy or poor? Very Wealthy
What were Skalds? Scandinavian Poets who kept Viking History and Legends.
What were two ideal things Skalds needed? Amazing Memories and Amazing Singing Voices
What could Skalds Recite? Word for Word stories that could take days to tell.
Vikings were ____ lawmakers Great
what were their laws Designed to do? Protect people and property
What was the worst punishment someone could get? Becoming an outlaw
What was like being an outlaw? Why? being dead because you were not protected over law; people could steal your possesions or kill you without being in trouble
In what century did the Viking age end in? 11th Century
vikings protected ____ land from other ______. English; Vikings
France gave the Vikings which province? Normandy
Definition of Normandy: Land of Northmen
Viking Places in North America and Greenland were what? Lost/Destroyed
The People of Normandy and Denmark became what? Christians
_________, the Viking age just Dissappeared. Gradually.
Vikings wore ____ and ___ Furs and Leathers
They stole from ______ for more precious items. Churches
What would they do when they killed people? Hang them from Trees
When would they mostly try to kill people? In their sleep
Created by: Emma.lyne*