What's up with Viking shield maidens? Did they really exist, or were mythical beings like Valkyries all we really have? From Brunhilda to modern archeology, we're plunging into the historical battle over these hearty and terrifying women!
- Viking Women, Warriors, and Valkyries (British Museum)
- Viking Warrior Women: Did 'Shieldmaidens' Like Lagertha Really Exist? (Tor.com)
- Raining on Your Parade About Those Women Viking Warriors (Stuff You Missed in History Class)
- "May Thor Strike You Dead" Shield Maidens in History & Fiction (The Powder Room)
- Wagner's Ride of the Valkyries - video (Metropolitan Opera Orchestra)