Eight Disturbing Things Which Were Normalized in the Viking Society

The Vikings and their legendary savagery.

From 800 to 1100, many Scandinavians left to pursue their fortunes elsewhere. The Vikings, or Norsemen (“Northmen”), invaded British coastal places, especially undefended monasteries. Over the next three centuries, they were pirates, raiders, traders, and settlers in much of…



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