Tag Archives: Vikings

To Him Who Meets Eighteen, They Seem Enemies Enough

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Each one singly is called man;  ‘t is twain if they are two;  three are a thorp;  four are a group;  a band is five men; if there are six, it is a squad;  seven complete … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Sometimes at pagan shrines they vowed offerings to idols, swore oaths that the killer of souls might come to their aid and save the people. That was their way, their heathenish hope; deep in their hearts they remembered … Continue reading

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The Law Rock

Blowhard, Esq. writes: From 930 until 1262, medieval Icelanders lived in a society with no national government — no king, no army, no taxes. Hell, there wasn’t much local government either. The basic unit of organization was the family farmstead. There … Continue reading

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