Vikings believed that in the final days, before the earth is destroyed in a type
of Apocalypse, the gods and goddesses would fight a great battle, which was called the Ragnarok, with
the giants. In this final fight Odin, Thor and Frey all die. Viking mythology discontinued with the
introduction of Christianity. By the early 1100s English and German missionaries helped make
Christianity the dominant religion in the Scandinavian countries. This is an ancient Viking cemetary
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