Behind the Times Goodbye to the Vikings The term ‘Viking’ as it is commonly used is misleading, warping our perception of the Middle Ages. It should be retired. Alex Woolf | Published in History Today Volume 72 Issue 6 June 2022 Ben Jones (detail). To continue reading this article you will need to purchase access to the online archive. Buy Online Access Buy Print & Archive Subscription If you have already purchased access, or are a print & archive subscriber, please ensure you are logged in. Please email email@example.com if you have any problems.