TV Series | TV-14 | | Action, Drama, History
The world of the Vikings is brought to life through the journey of Ragnar Lothbrok, the first Viking to emerge from Norse legend and onto the pages of history - a man on the edge of myth.
The name of the fictional town of Kattegat is an anachronism. The name itself refers to a strait between Denmark and Sweden. It is derived from Dutch words kat (cat) and gat (hole, gate), a lingo for a strait so narrow that a cat would have problems... ...
I wanted to step out of your shadow. You understand that, don't you?
There are quite a few modern phrases used throughout, most notably "shut your face," a fairly recent derivation of the more widely known "shut up," first recorded use being in 1857, more than a thousand years after events depicted.
English, Old English, Norse, Old, Latin
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