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Who was Snorri Sturluson?

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Snorri Sturluson was born into the wealthy and powerful family Surlungar in Hvammur in Iceland in 1179. His parents were Sturla Thordarson and Guðný Böðvarsdóttir. Snorri had two brothers and …

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Did Vikings have tattoos?

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Unfortunately, there has never been found a body that has been so well preserved that the skin is intact. Unless we are lucky enough to find a frozen tattooed Viking …

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The Viking Lunar Calendar

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The Vikings did not have four seasons as we do today, they only had two seasons, summer and winter. The year was also not divided into months as most countries …