New DNA Study Suggests Norwegian Vikings Traveled As Families

December 10, 2014 6:27 AM

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New DNA Study Suggests Norwegian Vikings Traveled As Families

A new study suggests that Viking women went along with men as they searched for new lands to colonize.

Unlike other civilizations which found the men venturing out onto the open ocean to find new places to settle, the Norwegian Vikings took their families with them. This is quite a significant discovery since earlier research concludes that Vikings were, indeed, more like their European counterparts.

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