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Warrior in Famous Viking Grave Was Actually a Woman

Before there was Serena Williams, Ronda Rousey, Babe Didrikson Zaharias or Joan of Arc, the toughest female in history was … Brynhild of Birka? Yes, the legends of the female Viking may be true as DNA tests on the remains in the Swedish grave of what was considered to be a high-ranking Viking warrior show... Read more »
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