TV Series | TV-MA | | Action, Adventure, Drama
Vikings transports us to the brutal and mysterious world of Ragnar Lothbrok, a Viking warrior and farmer who yearns to explore - and raid - the distant shores across the ocean.
Tadhg Murphy, who plays Arne, lost his right eye at a accident as a self made arrow hit him (He was 13 years old). While his first rehearsal for the show he ask Michael Hirst if he should take his eye out for it. Hirst was really perplexed, because he didn't know that Taghd... ...
We've been to Hel and back!
The soldiers of Wessex are wearing helmets of a period 700 years later than depicted in the story. These are burgonets of an Italian style, more at home in Renaissance Florence than England. Moreover, the kite shield was not introduced into England until c.1000, just before the Norman invasion. Other English troops are seen wearing padded leather jerkins of 1200/1300s, so are also completely out of period. The Swedes are seen wearing helmets used by Anglo-Saxons in the 8th century, not by Swedes.
English, Old English, Norse, Old, Latin