Did Viking Women Really Go to War?

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Irina-Maria Manea
by Irina Manea
published on 21 February 2023

Did Viking women really go to war, even leading warriors in campaigns, as often portrayed today in films and games? It strikes me as a bit over the top and I will explain why I don't find the idea of shieldmaiden that convincing, using both literary and archaeological sources.

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Manea, I. (2023, February 21). Did Viking Women Really Go to War?. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2913/did-viking-women-really-go-to-war/

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Manea, Irina. "Did Viking Women Really Go to War?." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 21, 2023. https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2913/did-viking-women-really-go-to-war/.

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Manea, Irina. "Did Viking Women Really Go to War?." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 21 Feb 2023. Web. 22 Apr 2024.

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