Viking talks on 'Women in the Viking Age'

On 17 - 19 July, we will focus on 'the other half' in a historical period where there is most often a focus on men and their roles in society.
Published 03th Jul 2020

Friday the 7th and Thursday the 13th of August 2020, we will focus on 'the other half' in a historical period where focus primarily is on men and their roles in society.

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We have dived into the pile of wishes from our guests when asked what they would like to know more about.

The topic 'Women in the Viking Age' is a great desire for many to gain more knowledge about.
We put the spot the 'other half' during a historical period, where the focus is usually on men and their roles in society.

Women in the Viking Age

Written sources present the Viking Age women as independent and with certain rights, suggesting that women in Scandinavia at the time had more freedom than women elsewhere. Most women worked as housewives, while some were engaged in textile production.

Slave woman or a princess? 
Join on one of the 3 days in august where you can learn about the women of the Viking Age. Hear about what it was like to be a woman in the Viking Age in Denmark and about women as slaves, housewives, queens and maybe warriors?

Friday the 7th and Thursday the 13th of August 2020

12.00 in English  
14.00 in Danish

Duration: 50 minutes
Meeting point: At ticket sales

Price: Free when you buy an entrance ticket

Due to Covid-19 there are restrictions on the number of participants for each talk. First come, first served.