Why did Vikings have 'Allah' embroide...

Why did Vikings have 'Allah' embroidered into funeral clothes?

There are 3 comments on the BBC News story from Oct 11, 2017, titled Why did Vikings have 'Allah' embroidered into funeral clothes?. In it, BBC News reports that:

One of the excavated fragments made from fine silk and silver thread discovered at the two Swedish sites, Birka and Gamla Uppsala Researchers in Sweden have found Arabic characters woven into burial costumes from Viking boat graves. The discovery raises new questions about the influence of Islam in Scandinavia, writes journalist Tharik Hussain.

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Black Channel

Bloomfield, NJ

#4 Oct 13, 2017
because they had contact with Arab nations - most likely trade
allah is a shlt stain

Boise, ID

#7 Oct 16, 2017
Tuebor wrote:
They didn't.
They needed something for a butt plug to keep the shlt from oozing out.
Grassclipper

Canada

#9 Oct 17, 2017
Vikings were violent thieves and murderers, so of course they found Islam attractive.

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