Viking Ulfberht Swords

When we think of Vikings, our minds don’t normally conjure a picture of a miner. So where did the Vikings (and others) get the iron ore to forge their tools and weapons? As Mats Andersson says on Quora, they literally fished it out of bogs. Bog Iron As Wikipedia explains, Europeans developed iron smelting from […]

Viking Ulfberht Swords

A mystery from history…

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