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Old 11-05-2011, 01:19 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by drakul View Post
So would you like to be the lovely concubine sacrificed on her master's funeral pyre in the `Triple Death'? (strangulation, stabbing, head bashed in all at same time) as the Vikings did it right up to 12th century?
That would be the Rus, if you are refering to the events mentioned in Ibn Fadlan's account.

Such was by no means a universal practice, nor indeed was the Lindow man (who was from the end of the druid era).
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