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Why the vikings travelled?
It's a mystery why these Nordic peoples began expanding, looking to conquer and colonize land from the eighth century. One theory suggests that Scandinavia might have been a time of overpopulation.
People at the time
The Germanic peoples are an Indo-European
ethno-linguistic group of Northern European origin, identified by their use of the Germanic languages which diversified out of Proto-Germanic starting during the Pre-Roman Iron Age.
Vikings belonged to the family of the Germanic peoples and their language and culture were Germanic. They lived in a fragmented geography that due to the climate and the threat (or fear) of carnivorous animals made them very difficult to communicate by land.
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Forced them to sail.
Another argument used is that the Vikings took advantage of the weakness of the regions that they attacked and occupied.
Another important factor was the destruction of the naval power Frisian Franks, who left the Vikings without rivals in the Western Atlantic, giving them the opportunity to occupy its old zone of influence.
Cities of the time
History of the vikings
The Vikings were a seafaring people from the late eighth to early 11th century who established a name for themselves as traders, explorers and warriors. The Viking Age references the earliest recorded raid in the 790s until the Norman Conquest of England in 1066.
Viking ships were marine vessels of particular designs used and built by the Vikings during the Viking Age. The boat-types were quite varied, depending on what the ship was intended for, but they were generally characterized as being slender and flexible boats, with symmetrical ends with true keel.
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