How Christian were the Vikings?

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Isolated religious communities were easy prey for the Vikings. The lure of gold and silver ornaments in monasteries, nunneries and churches was irresistible to the Norsemen. Yet many Vikings professed to be Christian. So why did they not respect other Christians?

Vikings and the Hereafter

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Vikings had a reputation as fearless fighters. It was said that…

May 2013 Blog tour

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This is the week of my Blog Tour. I am thrilled that these popular…

The tribulations of travel, Part 2

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Continuing the narrative from an article published in 1810 about…

The tribulations of travel : Part 1

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Having published "Three Kings - One Throne", the second book in…

Read a sample of “Finn’s Fate”

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Chapter 1                                                                                        Floga                                  …

Read a sample of “Three Kings – One Throne”

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Sample of "Three Kings - One Throne"    Chapter 4  "Memories…

Gamla Uppsala

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In the novel “Three Kings – One Throne”, the travellers…

Slavery

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It was a surprise for me to discover the extent to which the…

The Sami

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  [dropcap] T [/dropcap]he derivation of the name “Sami”…