The Dynasty of Ivarr

Part two of two. A look at the fortunes of the dynasty of Ivarr, whose grandsons spent 15 years in exile after being driven out of Dublin before returning to Ireland in 917 and laying out the urban area that grew into the capital city. Dr Pat Wallace, who led the excavations of the Viking city of Dublin, and other experts reveal how the Vikings had a huge amount of wealth and material possessions, thanks to trade that stretched as far as the Middle East.

S1 Ep2 60min