[Thunar-dev] Here's a idea for the about dialog

Jeff Franks jcfranks at tpg.com.au
Mon Sep 5 10:58:14 CEST 2005

Jannis Pohlmann wrote:

> [snip]
>BTW, did you know vikings didn't wear helmets with horns? If you ever
>imagined a sword clashing with a helmet with horns applied you might
>have noticed that this would have been very unexpedient for the one
>wearing the helmet. But of course, some existed for cultural rites.
>Just thought this might be interesting for people who care about history
>and stuff. Hehe.
Well, that's not exactly true. Viking warriors never wore horned helmuts 
in battle but horned helmets did exist. They were only used in religious 
ceremonies. Over time horned helmets have come to represent the image of 
a savage, brutal Viking. An image that continues to persist today.


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