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New National Geographic documentary series reveals who the Vikings really were

reveals who the Vikings really were.The show premieres on Wednesday, 29 June at 21:00 on National Geographic .

For over 300 years, the Vikings waged war from the seas with brutal effect. But were they blood-thirsty plunderers or cunning political operatives? Through National Geographic's trademark premium lens, in the compelling new series, we witness the Vikings' first voyages beyond the Scandinavian coast, the sacking of York, and sieges of Paris, as we uncover the trade routes, the Vikings developed as far east as Baghdad and West, to reach America.

The series narrated by Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, is painstakingly pieced together by documentary producers with the help and onscreen input from 20 of the world's foremost Viking experts. This includes Stefan Brink ; Terry Gunnell ; Anders Winroth ; Cat Jarman ; Søren Michael Sindbæk ; Dr Clare Downham and many others.

 

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