We all know about Vikings right? A strong group of people known for sailing longboats across the harsh seas, wearing intimidating helmets with horns on them, and pillaging far reaching countries.
But what if all we know is wrong? What if Vikings weren’t so much a society of people as they were a group of a society off on a trading expedition? What if they weren’t warriors with horns on their helmets, but farmers who just wanted to feed their families?
Learn the real history of Vikings. How the Skandanavian people developed and how they influenced and were influenced by neighboring societies.
See Vikings at the Field Museum
Through October 4, 2015