Ibn Fadlan, the Varangian Guard, & the Rus’ with Dr. James Montgomery

Released Wednesday, 20th February 2019
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Today I had a chat with Dr. James Montgomery of Cambridge University about medieval Arabic traveler Ibn Fadlan. Ibn Fadlan’swriting is an interesting source for the Viking Age and provides a foreigner’s perspective on the people he called the Rus’.
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