In Michael Crichton's "Eaters of the Dead" (and "The 13th Warrior," the Antonio Banderas movie based on the book), an ambassador from Baghdad finds himself in league with a group of Vikings and under attack by a tribe of cannibalistic Neanderthals. Science fiction sure is wacky sometimes — but there really was contact between the Muslim world and 10th century Vikings. And the proof is still piling up.
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Written by Reuben Westmaas November 15, 2017
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