>'For Allah' Inscription Found on Viking Era Ring
>Featuring a pink-violet colored stone with an inscription that reads “for Allah” or “to Allah,” the silver ring was found during the 1872-1895 excavations of grave fields at the Viking age trading center of Birka, some 15.5 miles west of Stockholm.
Even in 850 A.C
i donts thinks its verie funnies, it mights justs reflekts histories. swedens haves always been opens for foreigners and we adopteds muslamics earlies. firsts religious buildings in swedies was a mosquie
We already went over this earlier today, the viking who got that ring in the middle east/ north africa, either got it in a raid because it was shiny or in trade because it was shiny. If he indeed was a muslim then he was an extremely small minority.
Actually it was found on a woman, and the article says the ring did not present signals of extended use or trade, so the chance that it was bought or gifted is not out of question yet, Vikings did have extended trade routes, and Muslim traders did cover stupidly long distances from time to time, Viking mostly traded with Southern Europeans at the time, and Asian trade caravans were not all that uncommon, possibly at one time both met and traded slaves, fur, and metal as far as I know Scandinavia was not all that rich in metal.
That said, yes thievery or looting was not out of the question either. I wonder if the vikings knew what it said or if it was the equivalent to a Chinese tattoo
whats? sories for the bads englishies but i haves some trooublies with plurals (is thats the words?) sweedishs differents withs multiplies. i never hads a goods educations sincies i skippeds classies and suchs
most likely a swedish woman traveled to the middle east, converted to islam and got cucked by a jamal before returning home with him so he could benefit from sweedish welfare. we are not much different from our ancesters