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Viking Names, when History is Better than Fiction

We all know about Ragnar Shaggy-Trousers, but have you ever heard about Eystein Foul-Fart? Ranging from Eirik the Red, Ivar the Boneless and and Eystein Foul-Fart, the Viking Age has hundreds of interesting and strange nicknames. They are a window to personal histories of long gone heroes and kings, and they were sometimes very offensive…

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