Vikings were Human, Too By: Guest Blogger, Heather Day Gilbert

In the Viking miniseries running this month on the History Channel, I truly hope some of the most powerful, influential members of Viking society are portrayed correctly: the women.   When I researched my Viking historical novel, God’s Daughter, I kept running into powerful women in the sagas.   Women like the pagan volva, who acted as tribal high priestesses and soothsayers. They also wielded the power of life and...

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