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Thorvald Eiriksson: The Lesser Known Brother of Leif Erikson

The story of Thorvald Eiriksson is incomplete without talking about the Icelandic Saga. Written in the 13th and 14th centuries, the saga is a collection of histories describing Norsemen’s settlement of Iceland and Greenland in the 10th and 11th centuries. Although many historians have claimed that the sagas are unreliable. Eirik Thorvaldsson, commonly known as …

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Viking Weddings: Stories of Tradition and Sacredness

Throughout the 9th to 11th centuries, Vikings and other Scandinavian explorers voyaged the world, bringing tales, power, and tradition everywhere they went. Vikings were a heavily cultural group that held solid beliefs and pushed rigorous practices regarding important events. One such would be weddings – a considerable part of a Viking’s life, weddings throughout Scandinavia …

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