Category Archives: Berserkir

Did #Viking berserkers go #berserk?

This is a slightly modified and shortened extract from a paper I gave at the Unlocking the Vikings 2014 conference. One question I am almost invariably asked when I mention my thesis topic to people is, “How did berserkers go … Continue reading

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ber-serkr (-s, -ir), m.

‘bear-sark’, berserker, a wild warrior of the heathen age. (Geir T. Zoëga, A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic) Berserker: Hell’s Warrior This chap is the subject of my thesis and will probably consititute the bulk of the posts on this … Continue reading

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