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Topic of the term
This term we will be studying the Vikings. We will investigate the routes they travelled, their clothes, their weapons and runes.
The Vikings came from three countries of Scandinavia: Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The name 'Viking' comes from a language called 'Old Norse' and means 'a pirate raid'. People who went off raiding in ships were said to be 'going Viking'. The Viking age in European history was about AD 700 to 1100.
Italy Country in Europe
Population: 61.6 million people live in Italy (2016)
Capital: Roma (Rome), which is often called 'Eternal City', with 2.6 mil inhabitants and Italy's biggest city.
Name: Repubblica Italiana (Italian Republic) or simply: Italia, Nickname: 'Bel Paese' which means beautiful country.