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The wooden Borgund Stave Church (now a museum) 150 miles north of Oslo, Norway, was built in 12th century, the interior featuring “a curious mix of Christian and Norse décor,” including carved dragon heads used on bows of Viking ships.

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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.