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Valkyria, warrior from the afterlife Myths, legends and women The Valkyrie has gone through the ages, losing many nuances about what it really represents. Is Valkyria just a warrior? Valkyria is one of those mythological figures of a warrior woman who has inspired the art...

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The Viking wedding Summary The function of Viking marriage in Scandinavia Love, seduction and poetry Marriage negotiations Reconstruction of a Viking wedding ceremony Choosing a wedding date Preparations for the wedding ceremony The wedding ceremony The wedding banqu...

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divorce among Vikings The Vikings were unique among the peoples of medieval Europe because of the extensive legal provisions for divorce. Even after Christianity became an accepted religion in Scandinavia, divorce continued to be a widespread custom in the North, social...

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The Vikings' pets Source : Skjalden Summary The bees Cattle The goats Goats Sheep The cat The dog Hunting dogs Sheepdogs The names of dogs The equidae The birds Falconry birds The peacock The bear The suidae The bees Beekeeping was widespread in the...

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Hygiene, hairstyles and body modifications Summary HygieneToilet accessories The combs The earwig The tweezers The hairstyles Men's hairstyles Women's hairstyles Body modifications The tattoo The image of the teeth Were Vikings clean or dirty? Hygiene...

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Clothing in the Viking Age Summary Preamble Materials and colours The processes Women's clothing The shirt or underdress The dress The apron dress or hanging dress (Smokkr) The shawl The accessories Men's clothing The body shirt The blouse or tunic The panties The ...

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