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Are Vikings the new vampires?

The Nordic bad boys have pillaged their way into our hearts

By Alex Beam
Globe Columnist / July 30, 2010

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Zombies, werewolves, vampires, and . . . Vikings? Yes, the ferocious, globe-trotting rapists, pillagers, and marauders who traveled the known world of the Middle Ages as far as the Charles River — you have doubtless seen the Leif Erikson tower in Waltham — may be popular culture’s latest object of fascination. (Full article: 725 words)

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