Human migration: Reappraising the Viking Image

  title={Human migration: Reappraising the Viking Image},
  author={Benjamin McEvoy and C J Edwards},
‘O ur supreme and holy Grace, protecting us and ours, deliver us, God, from the savage Northman race which lays waste our realms’ (taken from a church antiphony, Magnusson, 2003). New genetic analyses throw light on how these ‘Northmen’, better known today as Vikings, came to colonize the islands of the North Atlantic. Vikings still hold a special place in the popular imagination as warriors and raiders, due in no small measure to the monastic literati of the day, whom were the frequent (Figure… 
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The Viking World
Part 1: Viking Age Scandinavia People, Society and Social Institutions. Living Space. Technology and Trade. Warfare and Weaponry. Pre-Christian Religion and Belief. Language, Literature and Art Part
Ancient DNA closes on human uniqueness: The base nature of Neanderthals
There is a possibility that Neanderthals – closer to us, in evolutionary terms, by more than 4 million years – could provide a better framework for comparative biology.
Metamizole (dipyrone)‐induced agranulocytosis: Does the risk vary according to ethnicity?
  • R. Shah
  • Medicine
    Journal of clinical pharmacy and therapeutics
  • 2019
Based on spontaneous reports from Spain, it is claimed that the British, Irish and Scandinavians are at a greater risk of dipyrone‐induced agranulocytosis. This report examines the evidence.


The Isles: A History
The bestselling and controversial new history of the 'British Isles', including Ireland from the author of Europe: A History. Emphasizing our long-standing European connections and positing a