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How did the Vikings die?

Kathy Robinson

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Kathy Robinson on March 26, 2018

The Christian church arrived in the Viking lands at the end of the era of the Vikings. The Viking raids were not in line with some of the principles of the Christian church, so that it is not a surprise that the arrival of the church and the decline of bands are closely linked. In chapter 9 of Bjarnar saga HÃtdælakappa, King Ólafr said Björn that I wanted to Björn to renounce assault, saying: "Even if you feel that suits you well, God's law is often violated." During the tenure of Bishop Gizurr Ísleifsson (at the end of the 11th century), the practice of bearing arms in Iceland was largely abandoned, a significant change from both the century before and the one after that. . The Viking age ended when the raids stopped. The year 1066 is frequently used as a marker for the end of the era of the Vikings. At the Battle of Stamford Bridge, the Norwegian king Haraldr will make°ráði was rejected and killed in the attempt to recover a part of England. Was the last major Viking incursion into Europe. . The raids slowed and stopped because the times changed. It was no longer cost-effective or convenient for the raid. The Vikings were not conquered. Because there was less and less to raids, for the rest of Europe, became, not Vikings, but Danes and Swedes and Norwegians and Icelanders and Greenlanders. (MORE)

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