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what is a viking berserker

Berserker was a kind of warriors in Norse mythology. They could shift into a state of wild frenzy when becoming angry, which enabled them to engage the enemy without armor. This was also the origin of in word “Berserker” in English. “Berserker” is composed of “Ber” and “Serk” and considered to originally mean “the warrior wearing …

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10 norse viking mythology symbols and their meanings

The origin of Norse mythology can be found in the Nordic prehistory. After the Christianization of Scandinavia, Norse mythology developed rapidly and became the folklore in the Nordic Region, part of it exist to this day. The Norse mythology after the romantic Viking Revival is greatly influenced by modern literature and popular culture.