Month: November 2018

Which countries were the Vikings related to

Vikings had a very high fame in the medieval Europe, even today, the heritage of Viking still plays an important part in the western culture. Nowadays in the globalized world, we can find “Viking” everywhere in our life.

pirate nests and the rise of the british empire

Global changes followed the discovery of the New World. Maritime civilization started to gain the upper hand of the competition with land civilization. With battleships and cannons, many small countries became world empires, representatively Spain, Portugal, Holland, England and France.