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Definition of Varangian

Varangian
Varangian Va*ran"gi*an, n. One of the Northmen who founded a dynasty in Russia in the 9th century; also, one of the Northmen composing, at a later date, the imperial bodyguard at Constantinople.

Meaning of Varangian from wikipedia

- The Varangians (/vəˈrændʒiənz/; Old Norse: Væringjar; Medieval Gr****: Βάραγγοι, Várangoi; Old East Slavic: варяже, varyazhe or варязи, varyazi), was the...
- The Varangian Guard (Gr****: Τάγμα τῶν Βαράγγων, Tágma tōn Varángōn) was an elite unit of the Byzantine Army from the tenth to the fourteenth century....
- a significant piece of historical evidence. The Varangian runestones tell of many notable Varangian expeditions, and even recount the fates of individual...
- Varangian may refer to one of these: Varangians, the term for Norse Vikings who were active in Eastern Europe Member of the Varangian Guard Russian term...
- Oslo Copenhagen Stockholm The Varangian Runestones are runestones in Scandinavia that mention voyages to the East (Old Norse: Austr) or the Eastern route...
- The trade route from the Varangians to the Romans was a medieval trade route that connected Scandinavia, Kievan Rus' and the Eastern Roman Empire. The...
- The Snowball Earth hypothesis proposes that, during one or more of Earth's icehouse climates, the planet's surface became entirely or nearly entirely frozen...
- The Varangian Way is the second full-length album by the Finnish folk metal band Turisas, released on May 27, 2007 through Century Media. It is a concept...
- mid-13th century, under the reign of the Rurik dynasty, founded by the Varangian prince Rurik. The modern nations of Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine all claim...
- HMS Varangian was a British built U class submarine, a member of the third group of that class to be built. Her commander was Lt. Geoffrey J Gellie RAN...