Wednesday, April 06, 2005

Vikings: Dust Off Your Resume...

...but leave the battleaxes, spears, and horned helmets at home.

Vikings in the Classifieds

The Midgard Historical Centre (south of Oslo, Norway) seeks to employ a corps of about 50 part-time vikings. The idea is to give tourists a face-to-face encounter rather than another boring old exhibit. The head of the center wants to play up the vikings' roles as traders and merchants -- he believes their reputation as wild, murderous looters is largely exaggerated in texts left by ancient English monks (bad monk! bad!). Linkage
The image “” cannot be displayed, because it contains errors. Is this the face of pillage? Naaah!

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