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Andrew Woods and David Nordin working on the interior construction of a replica Viking longboat that didn’t have benches for the oarsmen, who instead used their own individual chests containing personal possessions to save space.

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HISTORY CORNER: The Vikings
January 10, 2021 1 a.m.

HISTORY CORNER: The Vikings

Sailing in open boats, dauntless Vikings explored, plundered and traded from Baghdad to Canada

Hollywood, video games, books and comics love to portray Vikings as vicious raiders and plunderers brandishing broadswords and axes, while thundering into battle wearing horned or winged helmets.