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Old 09-12-2012, 08:55 PM   #133
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Default Re: "You ready for another Bout?"- The Thor/Chris Hemsworth Thread

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Originally Posted by Silvermoon View Post
Saw this on tumblr, don't think I realized this about the Avengers armor... it's interesting (if that's in fact what's etched on the vambrace - which it looks like it is):
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This is a really cool idea!

I'm having trouble finding another description of it. This link is a discussion group for people interested in Irish history, the particular topic being (historical) Viking armor. They seem to think that only the Varangians, Vikings of the east, in present-day Russia down through present-day Turkey (Byzantium), commonly wore vambraces (and they don't say anything about putting symbols on them). http://livinghistory.ie/viewtopic.php?t=717&f=7

One of the posters on that discussion group provided this link, which people may also find interesting, about Viking armor: http://www.hurstwic.org/history/arti...iking_mail.htm


But there's no reason why this can't be an Asgardian tradition!

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