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Arabs who encountered Scandinavians who had journeyed eastward depicted them as handsome people but filthy and barbaric.

Funeral of ruthenian noble by Siemiradzki.jpg ~ Michael Crichton is an historian; he was perhaps inspired by this painting while writing his novel, Eaters of the Dead which became the movie The Warrior

Wikinger Museum Foteviken in Skanör. Schlafstelle mit Wandbehang The yearly Viking market at Foteviken Viking Reservation is a meeting between East and West. The special atmosphere and the place in the Baltic Sea attracts Vikings from many different places  For Polish Vikings it is convenient to take the ferry to Trelleborg to come to Foteviken which is also close to the cities of Malmö and Copenhagen.

Wikinger Museum Foteviken in Skanör. Schlafstelle mit Wandbehang The yearly Viking market at Foteviken Viking Reservation is a meeting between East and West. The special atmosphere and the place in the Baltic Sea attracts Vikings from many different places For Polish Vikings it is convenient to take the ferry to Trelleborg to come to Foteviken which is also close to the cities of Malmö and Copenhagen.

Burt Glinn : Moscou, 1961 Love Moscow, visited it many times in the past, I was young and adventuruous. Brings memories of my old flame too.

Russia Travel Inspiration - Saint Basil’s Cathedral on Red Square, Moscow, Russia, 1961 by Burt Ginn.

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Two of the viking stone ships (burial grounds) at Badelunda, near Västerås - Sweden. The stone markers represent a ship to transport the deceased into the afterlife.

Carved stone face with an ornamental crown, ring and deer, found at Sutton Hoo Viking ship burial, UK

Carved stone face with an ornamental crown, ring and deer, found at Sutton Hoo Viking ship burial, UK

The skeleton discovered at an archaeological dig in East Lothian in 2005 may be the skeleton of Irish Viking king Olaf Guthfrithsson. The remains discovered at Auldhame were of of a young adult male, and he was buried with a number of items that indicated a high rank as well as a belt similar to those found in Ireland during the period. Guthfrithsson was king of Dublin from 934 and Northumbria from 939 until his death in 941.

864 vikings and Charles the Bald ~ Gascony, political goal. - Vikings in Aquitaine

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IMG_2608 Viking Museum cart   I have stood right here and filmed this beautiful viking cart.  I zoomed in and was able to get great detail. The lumpy texture is intricate carvings! I need to get my video posted here.

Viking Museum cart I have stood right here and filmed this beautiful viking cart. I zoomed in and was able to get great detail. The lumpy texture is intricate carvings! I need to get my video posted here.

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