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Vikings vs. Barbarian

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Vikings

Vikings is the modern name given to seafaring Norse pirates from southern Scandinavia (present-day Denmark, Norway and Sweden) who from the late 8th to the late 11th centuries raided, pirated, traded and settled throughout parts of Europe. They also voyaged as far as the Mediterranean, North Africa, the Middle East, and North America.

Barbarianadjective

Relating to people, countries or customs perceived as uncivilized or inferior.

Barbariannoun

(historical) A non-Greek or a non-Roman.

Barbariannoun

An uncivilized or uncultured person, originally compared to the hellenistic Greco-Roman civilisation; often associated with fighting or other such shows of strength.

Barbariannoun

(derogatory) Someone from a developing country or backward culture.

Barbariannoun

A warrior, clad in fur or leather, associated with sword and sorcery stories.

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Barbariannoun

(derogatory) A person destitute of culture; a Philistine.

Barbariannoun

A cruel, savage, brutal person; one without pity or humanity.

Barbariannoun

(derogatory) A foreigner, especially with barbaric qualities as in the above definitions.

Barbariannoun

A foreigner.

‘Therefore if I know not the meaning of the voice, I shall be unto him that speaketh a barbarian, and he that speaketh shall be a barbarian unto me.’;

Barbariannoun

A man in a rude, savage, or uncivilized state.

Barbariannoun

A person destitute of culture.

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Barbariannoun

A cruel, savage, brutal man; one destitute of pity or humanity.

Barbarianadjective

Of, or pertaining to, or resembling, barbarians; rude; uncivilized; barbarous; as, barbarian governments or nations.

Barbariannoun

a member of an uncivilized people

Barbariannoun

a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement

Barbarianadjective

without civilizing influences;

‘barbarian invaders’; ‘barbaric practices’; ‘a savage people’; ‘fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient’; ‘wild tribes’;

Barbarian

A barbarian is a human who is perceived to be either uncivilized or primitive. The designation is usually applied as a generalization based on a popular stereotype; barbarians can be members of any nation judged by some to be less civilized or orderly (such as a tribal society) but may also be part of a certain cultural group (such as nomads) or social class (such as bandits) both within and outside one's own nation.

‘primitive’;

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