When his father died it had a huge impact on him that changed his life forever. Peter The Great’s influences can still be seen today. St. Petersburg has many Historical Monuments and museums(Riha 1). Peter’s contributions to education and cultural reforms were a major part of his reign. This is most of the great, cultural achievements of Peter The Great in Russia.
The Vikings, a term used to describe the people from Scandinavia from the late eighth century until the invasion of England in 1066, were particularly influential during this period through their extensive journeys, as they reached areas as far as North America and the Middle East, linking together all the communities in between. They connected these people together in three ways: plundering and taking tribute from neighbouring communities; colonising; and trading. The Middle Ages is often regarded as the “Dark Ages” in Europe: supposedly a time of little learning and relative isolation, particularly when compared with the Roman civilisation preceding it and the Renaissance afterwards (and, indeed, when compared with the advances of Europeans’
Beowulf is the hero of Scandinavia. The village has been under attack by a monster. The monster in the poem is Grendel. After the death of Grendel by the hands of Beowulf, Grendel mother attacks too, but also got defeated by the hands of Beowulf. Beowulf became the king in Sweden.
In the year 1519, Spain set sail to be the first ones to circumnavigate the globe. Under the leadership of Ferdinand de Magellan, they were able to accomplish this monumental task by the year 1522, even though Magellan died before they journey was complete. In the article titled “Ferdinand Magellan 's Voyage Round the World, 1519-1522”, we are able to recall the accounts transcribed from the paper-book of a Genoese pilot who wrote detailed accounts about the events that transpired throughout the journey. Around 55 years after Spain’s voyage, the English set out to circumnavigate the globe under the leadership of Sir Francis Drake in the year of 1577. An article titled “Sir Francis Drake 's Famous Voyage Round The World, 1580” was written by Francis Pretty, who was one of Drake 's Gentlemen at arms.
THE CELTS Time- geographic location - arrival Around 700 BC the Celts began to arrive. They probably came from central Europe or further east, from southern Russia, and had moved slowly westwards in earlier centuries. It is possible that they drove many of the older inhabitants westwards into Wales, Scotland and Ireland. The Celts began to control all the lowland areas of Britain and were jined by new arrivals from the European mainland. They continued to arrive in one wave after another over the next seven hundred years.
In 1779 Sir Alexander Mackenzie (Fur trader and explorer) reaches Canada. Mackenzie was one of the first European explorer to cross North America. He had a lot of part in the North West Company with trading. Later in his life Mackenzie would go on to do many things one being his trips to the oceans in 1789 he made it to the Arctic Ocean and in 1793 he made to the Pacific Ocean. Mackenzie also wrote a book called “Voyages from Montreal to the Frozen and Pacific Oceans”.
did you know that leif ericson norse explorer was the first to discover the continent of north america before columbus.the vikings used cartography to make more accurate maps for making travel easier.They also had tools such as the compass which was first used in 1345 by european sailors and just kept improving.Vikings also possessed astrolabes a device that tells you if you are north or south from the equator these were first used in 225 BC but was available in europe by the eleventh
Odinism: "is a pre-Christian, pagan, polytheistic religion involving the worship of Norse and Germanic gods, especially Odinism is a pre-Christian, pagan, polytheistic religion involving the worship of Norse and Germanic gods, especially Odin, the chief god. Odinism was the religion of the Vikings, who primarily lived in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Iceland, and whose influence was felt in other parts of Europe, including Scotland, Ireland and England. The Vikings are also said to have sailed to North America. The oral traditions of the Odinists are recorded in a set of books called the Eddas. Followers of this religion regard nature as the true manifestation of the divine and believe that man is inherently good.
From the late eighth to the late 11th centuries, the bloodthirsty Vikings exercised captivating control on Europe and eventually spread across the world, from the wide ranging Russia to the east coast of North America. Though their raids, often were directed against religious targets or just for their enjoyment in raids, many Vikings also traded. They farmed and settled peacefully, making their mark on almost every region and civilization they touched or captured. We owe a lot to these ancient Norsemen, from the words we speak to the combs we use in our hair. Socially, the Vikings legacy left upon different religions, politically, they addressed land grabs, and traded starting a revival of Europe 's economics and later the World’s.
Beowulf is on of the first works of English literature. It might have been recorded in writing in Old English around 700 A.D. by an Anglo-Saxon poet. Since Beowulf originated from Anglo-Saxons, are the traditions that affect the events of the poem Beowulf accurately represent those of the Anglo-Saxons? The basic purpose of an epic poem was to share stories of the culture’s history, pass down the values of the culture, and also to entertain the listeners. The Anglo-Saxons had a pagan culture that honored warriors more than anything.
John Cabot is one of them. He was hired by the king of England to find the Northwest Passage. He also named and explored Newfoundland. Then we have Erik the red he was a viking explorer. Next we have Leif Erickson, he is the son of Erik the Red.
On June 8th 793ce foreign ships brought an unexpected surprise to the Lindisfarne monastery situated off the coast of England; the Northmen had arrived. This attack marked the beginning of the Viking Age, an era of raids that shook the western world until its end at the battle of Hastings in 1066. According to those on the receiving end of the raids these Northmen arrived and promptly the “heathen miserably destroyed God 's church by rapine and slaughter .” It is important to note that the Vikings had an oral tradition and no known sources exist depicting events from their perspective. There exists a less known side of the Viking Age and its society, one comprised of such aspects as the farmer, trader, craftsmen, and explorer. These possible
Historians over the past years have been uncertain who the first Europeans to the Americas were. Evidence has shown that the first Europeans to set foot in the New World were the Vikings led by Leif Erikson, also known as Leif the Lucky. They sailed to the Americas in the year 1000 A.D. They set up camp in the north on the islands above Canada. We know that the Vikings were the first Europeans in the New World as evidenced by written records, oral tradition about the life of Leif the Lucky and archeological findings.
Jacques Cartier was a French navigator who was sponsored by King Francis I to go to America to find riches. He was most known for exploring the St. Lawrence River and naming, what today is called Canada. April 20, 1534 I set sail today, King Francis is sending me to the new world to find riches, like gold. He is also sending me to find spices and a new passage to Asia. I have two ships and 60 or so men with me.