Medieval warrior berserk Viking with tattoo with axes attacks enemy. Concept historical photo


Test your viking knowledge with these five questions



True or false: the Vikings were a genetically related, homogenous group of blond, blue-eyed Scandinavians.

A. True

B. False

C. It’s complicated

B. False. A new extensive genetic analysis of Viking remains has revealed that being a “Viking” was more defined by a lifestyle than genetics. Some Vikings even had Southern European or Asian ancestry.