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CLIP 141

The Vikings in Dublin

The Vikings in Dublin

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Key Info
  • The Vikings in Dublin
  • Duration: 00:24
  • This clip shows a model of what Dublin was like in Viking times – an important bustling port where Vikings came to trade. They got on well with the local people, and many cafes, shops and streets have names that reflect Viking times – for example, Fishamble Street, which was the Vikings’ main street. This clip has subtitles available in Flash.
  • Subject:




  • Keywords: Dublin, trading, port, model, Vikings, Fishamble Street, river Liffey, subtitled
Ideas for use in class
  • Use this clip for evidence that the Vikings settled in Britain and Ireland.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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