The Nordic Bronze Age / Ancient History Documentary

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This video is part of a mass Bronze Age collaboration between 11 history YouTubers. Check out the other videos in the playlist here:-

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Europe Between the Oceans - Barry Cunliffe
The Horse, The Wheel, and Language - David W. Anthony
Ancestral Journeys - Jean Manco
The Mound People - P. V. Glob
Bronze Age Warfare - Richard Osgood & Sarah Monks

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Hey guys. This is part of a collaboration between 11 different channels. Check out the other videos in the playlist here:-

Author — History Time


Whatever has happened throughout the millennia - living in 2019 where historians put hours of video for free on the internet, makes me feel pretty damn fortunate. Thanks for the video.

Author — Big L


You guys need to support this channel. This guy does what the History Channel is supposed to be doing. Support him for it.

Author — Vaughn Blaylock


Holy shit this was an interesting video

Author — Grizla


wow this is a1 content, this has a quality i havent seen in years, reminds me on old tv documentaries before they went full history channel,

Author — weltvonalex


Refreshing information without the "ancient technologies", or aliens gibberish.
Thank you!

Author — SurfK9


my grandfather discovered two bronze age graves on his property in Höryda, Sweden. he found other evidence of earlier habitation in his field while farming like flint tools and other artifacts. just thought you'd find it intereseting to look in to.
his name was Ane Holmqvist in Höryda, Sweden might be hard to find but its a small village in Blekinge

Author — WAT


Just going to point out that the way languages works, it doesn't necessarily have to have been a "takeover" in the physically dominating sense of the word. I mean, consider how many languages today are incorporating English words, not because English-speaking people are dominating those cultures but because of a technological spread with English words pre-attached. Earlier in our modern history, similar in vogue-languages have spread widely not because of violence, but because of innovation. Here in Sweden, much of our modern vocabulary is borrowed from English (technology) French (in the arts and architecture) and German (craftsmanship) because those were the cool kids we wanted to emulate.

Author — Helena Nilsson


Wow this is fantastic so far still watching.

Author — Flavius Belisarius


Hyper-Borea such an hypnotizing name, I like to think Robert E. Howard would have loved your video. Great storytelling, and thank you so much for the amount work put in this one. Salutations.
Oh Kadesh

Author — Abul Abbas


Excellent stuff! This is professional level quality. A tip of the bronze helmet from Denmark.

Author — Lars Pallesen


Could you perhaps dedicate an episode to the Frisians?

Author — stephan Dijkstra


I'm very proud to have Nordic heritage(Norwegian, Finnish and Swedish). This was so interesting.

Author — RockerKitty


This channel “holds sway” over the other channels I’m watching recently 😀

Author — Chad Rodgers


Hi, just wanted to add to the discussion, the Egtved girl recently was found to have been contaminated from agricultural lime and that she most likely lived in the same area, interesting stuff!

Author — Malentar


Excellent! The first Northern Golden Age! ;)

Author — Benjamin Flensborg


Awesome video man. Interesting stuff about the Yamnaya! I've been reading about the decline of the Neanderthals and they did not survive after the emergence of the Gravettian culture who may have originated on the Asian steppe. That geographical region has been SO crucial to European history.

Author — Stefan Milo


It's nice to see picture of the areas you talk about thanks.

Author — Fraser M


Probably the most interesting documentary I’ve ever seen, and about my own history for once

Author — Azz Laird


I'd love to see ocean levels, geology and climate of the regions addressed as the history is told. It helps with the complete picture of the era.

Author — paul mryglod