South Cadbury Castle is well known for its suspected association with King Arthur as the site of his infamous castle, Camelot. Excavations have shown that the site was indeed strengthened in the period formally known as the Dark Ages, at the time of the legendary Arthur
The reasons people choose to go into the field of archaeology are diverse. There is a need to get to know the people who came before us. This is a brief account of one such experience. Please note: This is a non-academic view!
How the Vikings played out a saga of epic exploration and experiment, only for the daggers of reality to seep in and perform their deadly craft as the noose of extreme indigenous un-rest and limited resources slowly cut the throat of the short-lived Viking colony in the New World.
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