Skip to comments.Viking Skeletonís DNA Test Proves Historians Wrong
Posted on 09/08/2017 11:54:32 PM PDT by nickcarraway
The remains of a powerful viking long thought to be a man was in fact a real-life Xena Warrior Princess, a study released Friday reveals.
The lady war boss was buried in the mid-10th century along with deadly weapons and two horses, leading archaeologists and historians to assume she was a man, according to the findings, published in in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology.
Its actually a woman, somewhere over the age of 30 and fairly tall, too, measuring around [56″] tall , archaeologist Charlotte Hedenstierna-Jonson of Uppsala University, who conducted the study, told The Local.
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Female/Male? Are they sure it wasn’t a non-binary or maybe some brand of trans-Viking?
I’ve been watching the short series “Norsemen” on Netflix. I have never laughed so hard in my life.
Exactly and this so called discovery is more of that same tripe
The roar of Viking estrogen
Which is what a shield maiden was
Lore not fact
In all the known Viking warrior burials unearthed is but one female skeleton
One..in Rus country
And she coulda been a slave or camp follower
Did the Norse grant women more power than most of their contemporaries
In the home and property
But the Viking warriors were men
History Revisionism Alert!
She ain’t Scandanavian
The DNA experts did say (if you dig through the various reports) is that she is from Northern Europe...just that they didn’t say Swedish.
Someone will probably write some epic novel with a village in Sweden where all the men were captured, and some woman led the remaining village women into battle and brought back the men.
Excuse the crude side of me....looks like being pussy whipped isn’t a recent thing....
Yes, but this case might be the rare exception that proves your rule.
There certainly were some scary-fierce women chronicled in the Icelandic Sagas. Not saying they were warriors, but they did fight and kill.
The Celts had their warrior queen, Boudicca. And much later, there was the phenomenon of Joan of Arc (who might have had some Viking blood). Later still we had the Iron Lady, Margaret Thatcher.
The best strategist, the person best able to assure survival was going to rise to leadership. An extremely intelligent and resourceful woman would do exactly that, and everyone in the tribe would be glad to depend on her.
I have always been surrounded by strong women: my mother, my wife, my daughter. The strength, intelligence, and brilliance of women is nothing new; it's something I have always depended upon, cherished, and taken for granted. I'm not unusual in this respect.
What's really annoying is the assumption of mediocre minds--especially in the "feminist movement" and among so-called "liberals" (there's nothing liberal about these people)--that the world has had some kind of epiphany about all this. Baloney! Strong women have been everywhere throughout history. Men love strong women. This is nothing new.
However, in times and places where survival is not on the edge, the roles of men and women adjust to complement each other. My wife can concentrate on more domestic matters. I can concentrate on matters that men do well. E. g., I"m glad to get sweaty and dirty while she rests among flowers on the sofa, waiting for me to join her for dinner that she has prepared. But you can be sure that if my wife had to wrestle a rattlesnake, or take on a home intruder, or defend our children and me from a bear, she would be every bit as fierce and triumphant as this Viking woman.
By the way, the smartest thing anyone could do if we experienced an apocalypse, e.g. a nuclear war, would be to grab my wife’s skirt and hang on, because she would survive and so would everyone around her. Her greatest resource would be her mind (strategy), but if she had to do it with a battle axe, she would.
Oh an one more thing: My wife is drop dead gorgeous.
I killed a big spider once.
I started the series knowing absolutely nothing about it - I just turned it on as background noise, really. It's very good.
My wife threw a book at a charging mother bear, hit her in the nose with it, and chased her off.
You post that eye poison this early?
What was the name of the book?
Whips and shackles in the grave, too?
Joan of Arc never killed anybody. She thumped any who got near her with the flat of her sword. Getting near her wasn’t all that easy as she was attended by a guard.
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