VæringjarOld Icelandic Dictionary - væringjar
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "Væringjar" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- m. pl. Varangians, Northern warriors who served as bodyguard to the emperors of Constantinople.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᚱᛁᚾᚴᛁᛅᚱ
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