Everyday life

Like everybody else, the Viking men and women needed the basic things in life: food, clothes and houses. Domestic animals played an important role in everyday life. Probably the most important animal was the horse.

The Vikings’ view of their world permeated everyday lives, and The Law decided what they could and couldn’t do.

It would be a dull life only dealing with the bare necessities of life. The Vikings also played games and enjoyed music, poetry, sports and crafts like woodcarving and metal work.

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