Vikings: the mystery behind the treasures that the northern assassins looted in Spain

For Björn, nicknamed “Iron Side” in the ninth century, the small screen has done a similar favor to what Spielberg did to World War II. Thanks to Michael Hirst, today it is impossible to ignore that this rude Viking warrior was one of the sons of the legendary Ragnar Lodbrok, also straddling fable and reality. However, it is the sagas, a hodgepodge between mythology and Norse history, that keep the truth of this character inside; a documentary treasure that sometimes borders on medieval fantasy, but which, despite the centuries, continues to be the only source from which to grasp its adventures first-hand. The saga of Ragnar and … See More.

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