Hypothetical Battles: How Vikings Would Have Fared vs Historic Armies
We're all guilty of it... Who hasn't imagined how one historic force might have fared fighting against another empire from a different time and place? Today, we are going to indulge and imagine some epic battles between the Vikings and other famous groups of fighters from history. How would they fare against each other? Who would win and why? So, grab your axe and shield and join us for the top 5 imaginary Viking battles!
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1. Vikings vs Spartans
This would be a clash of two legendary warrior cultures, both known for their courage and skill in combat. The Spartans were famous for their phalanx formation, where they fought as a tight-knit unit with long spears and bronze shields. The Vikings were more individualistic and flexible, using a variety of weapons such as swords, axes, spears and bows. They also had an advantage in mobility and naval warfare, as they could sail their longships to raid and plunder coastal settlements.
The outcome of this battle would depend on the terrain and the numbers. If the Spartans could hold a narrow pass or a fortified position, they could use their phalanx to repel the Viking attacks. However, if the Vikings could outflank them or lure them into open ground, they could use their superior speed and agility to break their formation and overwhelm them. The Spartans were also outnumbered by the Vikings, who had a larger population and more resources.
Therefore, we think that the Vikings would have a slight edge over the Spartans in many hypothetical scenarios.
2. Vikings vs Romans
3. Vikings vs Samurai
4. Vikings vs Greeks
5. Vikings vs Mongols
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