How did the Vikings View Christianity?

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Jorge Lazo de la Vega Breton explores Viking attitudes towards christianity in Scotland and the wider British isles, suggesting that conversion may have been regarded as a benign shift in social customs that allowed Viking immigrants to integrate peacefully into their new homes.

On Sale: 16/11/2022

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"Few medieval cultures are the subject of as many novels, movies, TV series, cartoons, superhero stories, video games and heavy metal songs as the Vikings. Popular culture often depicts them as opportunistic, lawless pagans wearing horned helmets and wreaking havoc in christian Britain. Their arrival is almost invariably portrayed as an assault on, and a threat to, the power structure and religion of their victims…"

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