The Viking age began in Ribe

New study changes our understanding of how and where the Viking age began.

The story of the Vikings begins in the year 793 AD, after Norwegian Vikings landed in England on the first official Viking raid. To this day, these fierce raids are the most famous of Viking stories.

Now, a new study suggests a more peaceful start to Viking seafaring — and it all began in Ribe, Denmark.

Read the article here: http://sciencenordic.com/viking-age-began-denmark