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Episode 2

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Neil Oliver reveals the truth behind the legend of the Vikings. He heads out to Russia, Turkey and Ireland to trace the beginnings of a vast trading empire.

Neil Oliver heads out from the Scandinavian homelands to Russia, Turkey and Ireland to trace the beginnings of a vast trading empire that handled Chinese silks as adeptly as Pictish slaves. Neil discovers a world of 'starry-eyed maidens' and Buddhist statues that are a world away from our British experience of axe-wielding warriors, although it turns out that there were quite a few of those as well.

59 minutes

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Wed 18 Sep 2019 22:00

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Role Contributor
Presenter Neil Oliver
Executive Producer Eamon Hardy
Series Producer Cameron Balbirnie
Producer Rosie Schellenberg
Director Rosie Schellenberg

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