Neil Oliver goes in search of the truth about the Vikings beyond their violent reputation.
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Vikings is a documentary series written and presented by Neil Oliver charting the rise of the Vikings from prehistoric times to the empire of Canute.
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- Released: 11 Sep 2012
- Runtime: 59 min
- Genre: Documentary
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- Actors: Neil Oliver
- Language: English
- Country: UK
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Episode 1x3; Sep 25, 2012
Neil Oliver explores how the Viking Age finally ended, tracing the Norse voyages of discovery, the first Danish kings, and the Christian conversions that opened the door to European high society. He also uncovers the truth about England's King Canute - he was not an arrogant leader who thought he could hold back the waves, but the Viking ruler of an entire empire of the north and an early adopter of European standardisation.
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