Varganing Guard-Artist Impression. The "Varangians" were battle hardened norse traders, who on their long journey down to Byzantium (modern day Turkey), had to fight against a lot of pirates, and thieves, who wanted to steal their goods. The Emperors of Constantinople hired them as their personal guards. The most famous one was Harald Sigurdson Hardrada.

Varganing Guard-Artist Impression. The "Varangians" were battle hardened norse traders, who on their long journey down to Byzantium (modern day Turkey), had to fight against a lot of pirates, and thieves, who wanted to steal their goods. The Emperors of Constantinople hired them as their personal guards. The most famous one was Harald Sigurdson Hardrada.

Shield patterns for Saxon / Vikings?

Shield patterns for Saxon / Vikings?

Frankish warrior ...

Frankish warrior ...

The Varangian Guards were Viking mercenaries who operated far beyond their native shores as an elite force within the Byzantine Armies. Descendants from a legendary line of warriors, the Varangian Guard was formed after a group of Viking mercenaries made a major contribution to the Byzantine Emperor Basil II’s victory over rebel forces in 988 AD

The Varangian Guards were Viking mercenaries who operated far beyond their native shores as an elite force within the Byzantine Armies. Descendants from a legendary line of warriors, the Varangian Guard was formed after a group of Viking mercenaries made a major contribution to the Byzantine Emperor Basil II’s victory over rebel forces in 988 AD

Medieval armor

Medieval armor

Battle of Clontarf. Southern Ireland 1014. A duel between Murchad (son of Brian Boru) and the Viking chieftain Sigurd.

Battle of Clontarf. Southern Ireland 1014. A duel between Murchad (son of Brian Boru) and the Viking chieftain Sigurd.

File:Ancient Times, Assyrian. - 004 - Costumes of All Nations (1882).JPG

File:Ancient Times, Assyrian. - 004 - Costumes of All Nations (1882).JPG

1100 - 1299 Kipchak warrior / smrtag history illustration reconstruction male horse bow spear medieval nomad

1100 - 1299 Kipchak warrior / smrtag history illustration reconstruction male horse bow spear medieval nomad

Tetsu shu-urushi hotoke dou, Momoyama period.

Tetsu shu-urushi hotoke dou, Momoyama period.

Varangian Guards in the Balkans, 1020-1050 - Osprey Publishing

Varangian Guards in the Balkans, 1020-1050 - Osprey Publishing

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