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  1. Jan 2018
    1. mix of Scandinavian and non-Scandinavian peoples without clear ethnic distinctions in rank or gender.

      Stéréotype physique aryen et mysogyne démenti par l'archéologie.

    2. Cultural eclecticism is a feature of Viking finds.

      L'archéologie met en évidence la diversité culturelle des Vikings.

    3. Written accounts surviving from Britain and Ireland seek to prevent people from joining the Vikings or condemn them. And they show Viking war bands were not ethnically exclusive.

      Les Vikings n'étaient pas exclusifs concernant l'ethnie: ils acceptaient des étrangers dans leurs bandes de pillards.

    1. Historical records show that the average Viking male was about 1.70 metres tall (5’7″), which was not exceptionally large for that time. Blond hair may have been considered the ideal but many lacked a golden look, so they bleached their hair with lye.

      Stéréotype aryen démenti par l'archéologie.

    2. Vikings did not consider themselves ‘one people’.

      Déformation du mot Viking qui en vient à désigner un peuple unifié dans la vision romantique.

    3. Despite attempts by Neo-Nazis to co-opt Viking culture as their own, white supremacists have little in common with the people of the Viking Age.

      Hiatus entre le mode de vie des Vikings et les idées nazies.

    1. The Odal rune was part of the Runic alphabet and used by Vikings to denote inherited estate. But it used by the Nazis to symbolise their central concept of ‘blood and soil’.

      Déformation du sens originel d'une rune par les néo-nazis.