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Viking Fashion: Men And Women Were Vain And Very Clean During The Viking Age


Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 100 days ago - ancientpages.com
There are many myths and misconceptions about the Vikings. Among them is the one that suggests Vikings were dirty and did not pay attention to their appearance. Few things can be further from the truth. Archaeological discoveries reveal...



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Kathleen Mireault (231)
Saturday August 12, 2017, 2:40 pm
S&N. Vain Vikings? Totally wicked cool! Thx for sharing Marty.
 

Trish K (57)
Saturday August 12, 2017, 3:53 pm
I see them lounging in a Sauna and rolling in the snow and icy waters between steams. They had plenty of wood for nice fires otherwise they would have migrated to a warmer climate. Very nice combs they picked up along the way. I like the Celtic knots. When I think of Scandinavia I think of clean spacious simple homes with lots of sunlight and no beards. .very clean
 

Ben O (178)
Sunday August 13, 2017, 11:12 am
And, we still do... : ~ )
 

MmAway M (501)
Monday August 14, 2017, 3:47 am
he he Ben! OK!!!

My comment was that we need more Vikings! Where have all the Good Men Gone!? Now I either need to turn away from powerful cologne or BO!
 

Peggy B (39)
Monday August 14, 2017, 6:51 am
These are wonderful.
 

Lenore K (0)
Monday August 14, 2017, 6:00 pm
k
 

Janet B (0)
Monday August 14, 2017, 6:24 pm
Thanks
 

Janis K (132)
Monday August 14, 2017, 7:26 pm
Thanks for sharing
 

Colleen L (3)
Monday August 14, 2017, 10:01 pm
Thanks Marty
 

Ian C (28)
Tuesday August 15, 2017, 10:50 am
:)
 

Lenore K (0)
Tuesday August 15, 2017, 3:53 pm
kp
 

Janet B (0)
Tuesday August 15, 2017, 7:50 pm
Thanks
 

Lenore K (0)
Wednesday August 16, 2017, 2:24 pm
ok
 

Janet B (0)
Wednesday August 16, 2017, 7:39 pm
Thanks
 

Barb SiteIssues V (199)
Thursday August 17, 2017, 5:44 am
Noted, Thank you
 

Jim Ven (0)
Monday August 21, 2017, 3:14 am
thanks for sharing
 

Jerome S (0)
Monday August 21, 2017, 3:28 am
thanks
 

Sara S (2)
Monday August 21, 2017, 5:26 pm
It's interesting how evidence can correct stereotypes.
 

Margie F (152)
Tuesday August 29, 2017, 12:52 am
Very interesting, although I wouldnt like to meet a Viking in a dark alley.
 

Margie F (152)
Tuesday August 29, 2017, 6:21 am
Thanks again
 

Margie F (152)
Thursday August 31, 2017, 2:41 am
Thanks again
 
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