The finds included – among many other objects – the only helmet dating back to the Viking era found in Scandinavia.
Helmets are described in the Norse Sagas, and almost exclusively in association with chiefs and kings.
Would iron helmets stand in the way of their war strategy – and did they use a lot lighter and more flexible leather helmets?
This theory does not correspond with the fact that only one helmet is found in Norwegian and Scandinavian Viking burial mounds.
I’ve had some of my female readers complain that the term neediness makes it sound like I’m framing women as weak, fragile, insecure creatures that just cling to men (and stress them out). I think women bring a tremendous strength and power to the table in relationships…
when they have access to it and are free of their own fears. Those fears are greater now more than ever really since there’s an entire industry devoted to making sure men and women are wrought with insecurities so they buy products (sowing in and agitating tiny insecurities is the bread and butter of the marketing world).
Tricky to go with that, but yes, since clothes are things people choose to put on their bodies. No matter what I do, even if it’s an app where a guy had to like me in order for me to ever message him, or even if a guy -liked me and I message, sometimes he just never responds. People lose their phones, delete apps, delete e-mails, get bored, and sometimes message back months later.
I’ve gone with in-depth essays for some, I’ve just said “hi” to others.