Shieldmaidens: Women of the Norse World

Shield Maiden

Shieldmaidens: Women of the Norse World is a monthly podcast that takes a deep dive into the lives of women in the Viking Age, exploring their roles, experiences, and contributions to Norse society. Hosted by fiction authors Johanna Wittenberg and K.S. Barton, each episode explores the fascinating stories of Norse women from historical accounts, sagas, and archaeology. From shieldmaidens and queens to farmers and priestesses, we'll uncover the varied and complex roles that women played in Norse culture. Join us as we explore the rich and often overlooked history of Viking women. read less
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