Vikings is a TV series for the History channel. Its first season aired in 2013.

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Why do Ragnar Lothbrok's men carry their own banners?

Throughout Vikings, when the soldiers of other earls are shown, they carry shields bearing the banner of their liege, in all cases except Ragnar's. Is there a historical or canonical reason for ...
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Did Kwenthrith have all of the drinks poisoned in Season 3 episode 4?

In Vikings, after Kwenthrith's brother dies, everyone pours out their wine. Were all of the drinks poisoned (or was everyone simply put off)? I find this unlikely, as when the scene opens, time seems ...
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Which language is spoken by the Parisians in Vikings?

In Vikings Season 3 when they're attacking Paris, French people sometimes speak some strange language. But it isn't French. What is it exactly: Old French or Latin?
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List of languages spoken in “Vikings” TV series

In 3 seasons of Vikings we have heard characters spoken in Old Norse, Old English and Old French, and Latin, beside few shouts in Latvian in the first episode. Have there been more languages that I ...
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What is the connection between Ragnar from Vikings and Ragnar from The Last Kingdom?

The popular History series Vikings is run by Ragnar Lothbrok, the main character who is a Viking that set his eyes on England. Vikings is inspired by historical events. In The Last Kingdom we follow ...
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Why was Lagertha made mother of Bjorn?

According to historical story/myth, Tale of Ragnar's sons (Old Norse: Ragnarssona þáttr), Bjorn's mother was Aslaug. Yet in the 2013 show Vikings, Bjorn's mother was Lagertha. Why was this change ...
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Was the superstition in Vikings historically accurate?

In season 1 of Vikings, most of the content was filled with superstitions and prayers. It seemed as if everything was linked with gods and omens, which seemed unusual to me. I am trying to ask, were ...
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Why is Ragnar Lothbrok almost always smiling?

In Vikings, i see Ragnar smiling a lot, like always without a reason, sometimes it being really inappropriate. Is there a particular reason for this behavior?
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Why is Borg a 'Jarl', while everyone else is an 'Earl'?

In 'Vikings', there are a number of characters with the title of Earl, which in the Vikings society (as portrayed in the series) is second only in rank to the King. Now, I've seen some criticism of ...
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Is Bjorn not Ragnar's son?

I am still in the middle of Season 1 of Vikings, so its very well possible that this is a plot point being explained later. Maybe I just missed it. From the start, I always assumed that Bjorn was ...