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Old 06-12-2015, 07:16 PM   #960
jason taylor
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Default Re: Real-Life Weirdness

Originally Posted by Anders View Post
9th century woman found buried with a ring that says "for Allah" on it.

Were there muslims living in Sweden in the 9th century? Obviously not many, but still...
Perhaps a thrall or two. Or a trader that couldn't get back or preferred to marry locally. Sweden was after all at the North end of the river routes and both were cultures that roved about a lot in those days.
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