ARTICLES

 


SCANDINAVIA

Scandinavia is a term that can be used to refer to either the geographical Scandinavian peninsula or the historical and cultural entity of the three northern kingdoms; Norway, Sweden and Denmark. Originally it referred to an…


NORDIC NOIR

Nordic Noir is a genre of films, novels and television series that has exploded in popularity within the last few years. The massive success of shows such as The Killing (Danish), The Bridge (Danish-Swedish), Lilyhammer…


THE NORDIC MODEL

The Nordic countries have long been recognised for their high standard of social welfare, gender equality, and wealth distribution. Though by no means a perfect system, the Nordic economic model has become something of a benchmark…


OLD NORSE AND ENGLISH

Old Norse, the spoken language in Scandinavia and their overseas territories from the 8th to the 14th century, has left a great impact in the modern English language… Includes a list of English words originating from Old Norse.


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