"challenge the stereotypical image of Vikings as unworldly, violent savages. "
Most Vikings were victims. Victims of Travel Agents who sold southern vacation trips but never got the destination accommodations negotiated.
Given that the ATMs of the day were Monasteries, the poor vikings made ATM withdrawals to be able to exist until transportation home could be arranged.
It's all a great misunderstanding.
posted on 10/05/2013 9:14:41 PM PDT
Indeed, they were simple impoverished undocumented immigrants. They deserve our compassion not nativist hate.
AAggggrrrr..Matey!..Our travel arrangements may have been "somewhat" questionable..
but, the loot was there for the takin'..so we took, it was our nature (sociological speaking :)
posted on 10/06/2013 12:12:00 AM PDT
(who'll take tomorrow,$pend it all today;who can take your income & tax it all away..0'Blowfly can :-)
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