There are writings indicating certain Arab Chieftains employed Norse mercenaries... maybe they stayed? Who'd want to go home to Helga, ice and herrings?
posted on 03/28/2008 10:05:35 AM PDT
( Abortion stops a beating heart.)
Not just Arab chieftains; but also the famed Vangarian Guard of the Byzantine Emperors (modern day Istanbul Turkey).
A King of Norway, Harald Hardrade (hard to “read”) actually served in the Vangarian guard before being called back to Norway to be King.
posted on 03/28/2008 10:14:20 AM PDT
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