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Christina Lee (University of Nottingham), ‘ Forged in Hekla’ s Ashes: Old Norse Myths and German Unification’. Chaired by Matthias Egeler. Presentation at the IRC-Funded Conference ''Rediscovering the Vikings', UCC, 25 Nov. 2016.

The Nazis used the image of the Viking and an appeal to 'Nordic' identity in order to claim common ground with, and recruit from, the occupied countries of Denmark and Norway. Items like this now serve as a sage reminder that Viking 'branding' has…
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