A Viking was a name for seafarers from Denmark, Norway and Sweden in late pre-Christian and early-Christian Scandinavia. They were both known for raiding foreign countries and cites, and for establishing international trade relations and exploring the existences of territories previously unknown to them, including Greenland, Iceland and Newfoundland.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles appearances
In the 1987 cartoon episode Northern Lights Out, which takes place in Norway, Eric the Red-Eye leads a group of raiders attempding to melt the polar icecaps and plunder the coastal cities on Earth. They combine designs of weapons and vehicles from the Viking Age with modern high-tech equipment. Their horned helmets are based on the myth that Vikings wore horned helmets, dated from the early-19th century.