The people of Scandia, now known as the Nation of Scandinavia. In the time of the Roman Empire, the Northmen were thought of as distant barbarians. It wasn't until they discovered Nova Roma and created the flourishing colony of Vinland did the Europeans recognize their neighbors to the north. The Northmen are known for their aggressiveness. They are also known for their support of the sciences, which has made Scandinavia a very technological nation.