Ancient DNA reveals the truth about Vikings – BBC REEL


Vikings are often thought of as ‘pure-bred’, blonde-haired, and blue-eyed warriors who changed the course of European history.

Now a team of international scientists has debunked this modern-day myth of the Vikings by examining their genetic ancestry. The largest-ever DNA sequencing of Viking remains reveals their surprising ethnic diversity.

Video by Alexandra Rasmussen
Executive producer: Camelia Sadeghzadeh

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1 Response to Ancient DNA reveals the truth about Vikings – BBC REEL

  1. I am not really surprised. I mean they went all over the place, kidnapped women, and left their genes everywhere …

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