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History Revealed - - COVER STORY VIKING ATTACK -

The word ‘Viking’ (‘wicenga’) first ap­pears in an English chron­i­cle en­try for 879. This is a rare ap­pear­ance, and ‘Dane’ or ‘Hea­then’ is more of­ten used by Chris­tian writ­ers to de­scribe Vikings, which is a term that re­ally be­came pop­u­lar in the 19th cen­tury.

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