In this episode, four members of the AskHistorians panel discuss
Vikings, their popular culture portrayals and how the legend of the
looting, pillaging bearded norsemen is far from an accurate
portrayal of these historical figures.
About the Podcast
A podcast by history nerds for history nerds (and everyone else too).
The AskHistorians Podcast features members of Reddit's AskHistorians community, as well as published academics, and experts for long-form 60-90 minute in-depth conversations about a topic of their research. Additionally, each podcast episode is accompanied by a thread in AskHistorians where the expert swings by to answer followup questions. Find us answering questions at www.reddit.com/r/askhistorians or on patreon at www.patreon.com/askhistorians