Difference between revisions of "Viking"

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* specifically Scandinavian merchants that traveled about during the period in question
 
* specifically Scandinavian merchants that traveled about during the period in question
 
* refers specifically to those western Scandinavian [[pirate]]s and marauders that ravaged northern and western [[Europe]] between the [[8th century|8th]] and [[11th century|11th centuries]].
 
* refers specifically to those western Scandinavian [[pirate]]s and marauders that ravaged northern and western [[Europe]] between the [[8th century|8th]] and [[11th century|11th centuries]].
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* refers not to a people or group of people, but to activity -- going ''viking'' meaning to journey to other countries (often by boat, as buses were an Endangered Species then) and do trade, in the interests of levelling out wealth.
   
 
''See Also:''
 
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