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Queer Vikings? Transgression of gender and same-sex encounters in the Late Iron Age and early medieval Scandinavia

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  title={Queer Vikings? Transgression of gender and same-sex encounters in the Late Iron Age and early medieval Scandinavia},
  author={},
  year={2009}
}
  • Published 2009
  • History
The Viking is the ultimate symbol of North European machismo. Since the 19th century, this pseudo-archaeological figure of an early medieval heroic barbarian has been used in innumerable political and cultural projects, often but not exclusively in ones associated with political conservatism or right-wing extremism. Despite all the national-romanticist trappings devoid of any authenticity, the Viking myth has some historical basis. After all, no one can deny the military successes, artistic… 
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