• Most Vikings WEREN'T blond after all: New Danish research debunks popular myth

    11 days ago - By RT

    Contrary to the depiction of Viking raiders in popular culture as mostly fair-haired warriors, many of them were not blond, and their genetic makeup was far more diverse, a new study has revealed.
    A team of researchers from the University of Copenhagen has studied the remains of 442 humans found in archeological sites across Europe and Greenland. The majority of the materials analyzed were from the so-called Viking Age, which stretched from around 750 AD to 1050 AD.
    The scientists compared the genetic data with more than a thousand individuals living in other historical periods and with...
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