legendary Norse ruler and hero from the Viking Age
Ragnar Lodbrok or Lothbrok is a historically dubious legendary Viking hero, as well as, according to the Gesta Danorum, a legendary Danish and Swedish King. He is known from Old Norse poetry of the Viking Age, Icelandic sagas, and near-contemporary chronicles. According to the traditional literature, Ragnar Lodbrok distinguished himself by many raids against the British Isles and the Holy Roman Empire during the 9th century. According to the sagas, Ragnar Lodbrok's father was the legendary king Sigurd Ring.
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