Viking Battles In the Anglo Saxon Chronicles

Merlin Larson offers a list of battles with Vikings from the Anglo Saxon Chronicles. The most interesting thing he found was that – contrary to the mythology — the Vikings were not necessarily superior in battle to the Anglo Saxons.

Viking Painting Guide

Kurtis Brown offers a one-page painting guide to Vikings.

Note: the link above is dead, and an email to Kurtis bounced. So I went to the Wayback Machine and retrieved a copy of the page. It is preserved below for posterity.

15mm Viking Army Eye Candy

My brother is painting a 15mm Viking Army for Might of Arms and I thought I’d use this space to pass on the following link. The photos of the 15mm Viking army here are simply among the best I’ve ever seen.

Witchhunters Norsemen Army

Time for some eye candy. The visually beautiful Witchhunters site has a gallery called Norsemen: The Ice People that I ran across while looking for inspiration for the Viking armies that I’m about to paint.

The Vikings (1958)

The classic, completely a-historical, over-the-top Tony Curtis, Kirk Douglas, Ernest Borgnine adventure film from 1958 is up on YouTube.