The magical world of the ancient Greek gods was a world full of bickering and challenges and jealousies and fights and punishment and love. Many Greek myths were based on the fact that gods, like mortal men, could be punished or rewarded for their actions. They could fall in love. They could get angry. And they could get even! The ancient Greeks believed in a great many gods and goddesses and.
Zeus was the king of the gods. He could control the weather. The ancient Greek poet, Hesiod, called him the 'cloud-gatherer' and the 'thunderer'. His most powerful weapon was the thunderbolt. The ancient Greeks believed that when lightning struck earth, it was a sign of Zeus being present. Zeus was also concerned with hospitality. If you treated a guest or stranger badly you could outrage Zeus.
Some of the warriors were actually more powerful than the nobles they served. The leaders of the warriors in each city might work with the city priests to determine if captives were needed for sacrifice.
Alfred was born in 849 at the royal palace in Wantage. He became king in 871 and died in 899. He had four older brothers who all ruled as king before he did.; As a boy of four he accompanied his father Aethelwulf on a pilgrimage to Rome.; By 870 Northumberland, East Anglia and Mercia has all fallen to the Vikings.Wessex was the only Anglo-Saxon kingdom to hold out against the Vikings.
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Here you will find a list of 42 genuine given Viking given names. All of them are still in use today! How to pronounce them. The names are still in use today, but are pronounced differently throughout Scandinavia. Click a name below and find out how the names are pronounced in the Oslo area, Norway. On the right an approximate number of people.