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Tango0109 Nov 2018 10:12 p.m. PST

…. Age's Most Fearsome Warriors.

"Despite their reputation as terrifying and unkempt wild men, they were actually among the elites of their society and the finest warriors the Viking world had to offer"

SHIELD BITING, SWORD-wielding, frenzied, howling madmen, as strong bears and as tough as bulls this is the enduring image of the Viking berserker that has long captured our imaginations. In fact, our idea of the berserker as an uncivilized, unkempt, warrior, eagerly charging into battle committing acts of sheer barbarism can be traced back as far as 13th-century historian Snorri Sturluson's description of them…."
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Klaus Which Inactive Member10 Nov 2018 11:56 a.m. PST

Fascinating Tango01. One of my favourite topics especially old Norse.

Great post thank you 😊

Tango0111 Nov 2018 3:39 p.m. PST

A votre service mon ami!. (smile)


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