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Old 02-21-2006, 12:44 PM
Bosda Di'Chi of Tricor Bosda Di'Chi of Tricor is offline
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Originally Posted by aldiboronti
I've just read this passage concerning the Vikings in MJ Trow's Cnut: Emperor of the North, a history of the Danish/English king better known as Canute.

"The fanatical rantings of their berserker warriors and their indiscriminate slaughter of men, women and children persuaded defenceless priests that the legions of Hell had risen against them and they ascribed non-existent diabolical horns to their helmets. (My bolding)

Non-existent? My illusions are shattered. The Vikings never actually had horns on their helmets?

Say it ain't so, Joe!
Nope. Horsehair crests, but no horns.
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