VIKING DRAGON (DREKI) LONGSHIP - Includes Ship and 26 Figures. 2 Left!
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Item Number: VIKLONGSHIP01
VIKING DRAGON (DREKI) LONGSHIP
THE LONGSHIP SET CONTAINS 20 CREW ROWING, 6 VIKING WARRIORS, 20 Shields. 23 Oars
Without the Viking ships, there would be no Viking Age. Norse sagas, skaldic poems and contemporary foreign sources describe the Viking ships as marvelous at sea:
The Vikings sailed over vast distances with these ships, from America in the west to Asia Minor in the east, and perhaps even farther.
It was the seaworthiness of the Viking ships, together with the Norsemen’s knowledge of navigation and seamanship, which made it possible for them to conquer the ocean. The Vikings’ understanding of the sea is also reflected in the Old Norse language that has about 150 words for waves.
During the Viking Age (900-1200 AD) Vikings were the dominant seafarers of the North Atlantic. One of the keys to their success was the ability to navigate skillfully across the open waters. The Vikings were experts in judging speed and wind direction, and in knowing the current and when to expect high and low tides.
Viking navigational techniques are not well understood, but historians postulate that the Vikings probably had some sort of primitive astrolabe and used the stars to plot their course.
Due to be released in SEPTEMBER 2021.
We are taking pre-order until September 30, 2021. You will eligile for the 10% discount. After that the price will be $1780.00
ESTIMATED SHIPMENT AVAILABLE FEBRUARY 2022