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Contacts in the Viking World

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Contacts in the Viking World

During the Viking Age the various activities of raidingtrading and settlement led to contact with various peoples and cultures throughout the then known world.

This wide range of contacts can be summarized as follows:

Europe:
Anglo-Saxons, Asturians, Bretons, Britons, Castillians, Franks, Frisians, Irish, Manx, Ottonians, Picts, Sámi, Scots, Welsh

The Mediterranean:
Andalusians, Berbers, Byzantines, Greeks, Romans, Turks

The East:
Abbasids, Afghans, Avars, Balts, Bulgars, Finns, Khazars, Pechenegs, Slavs, (possibly Chinese? Indians?)

The West:
Beothuk, Thule, Tuniit, (possibly Iroquois? Mi’kmaq?)