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Harald Hardrada

(d. 1066) king of Norway

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George Maniakes

George Maniakes  

General and usurper; died Ostrovo near Thessalonike between Apr. and early June 1043 (Shepard, “Russians Attack” 174, n.4).Of low birth, Maniakes (Μανιάκης) impressed even his opponents by his great ...
Theodoricus monachus

Theodoricus monachus  

Author of a short Latin history (c.1180) of the Norwegian kings from Harald Fairhair to Haraldr gilli (d. 1136), titled Historia de antiquitate regum norwagiensium. A dedication to Archbishop ...
Varangians

Varangians  

Any of the Scandinavian voyagers who travelled by land and up rivers into Russia in the 9th and 10th centuries ad, establishing the Rurik dynasty and gaining great influence in the Byzantine Empire. ...

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