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Ohthere [Óttarr]locked

(fl. 871–899)
  • Niels Lund

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Ohthere [Óttarr] (fl. 871–899), explorer, was a Norwegian chieftain who in the reign of Alfred the Great paid a visit to the royal court in Wessex and supplied some information about Scandinavia. This was included in the late ninth-century Old English translation of ...

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