Were the Varangian Guards Christian?

Question:

Were the Varangian Guards Christian?

The Varangian Guards

Comprised of Rus Norsemen, the Varangian Guard was the Byzantine Empire's most elite fighting force. Their fierce fighting skills and heavy weapons become the stuff of legends.

Answer and Explanation:

Become a Study.com member to unlock this answer!

View this answer

See full answer below.


Learn more about this topic:

Loading...
The Byzantine Empire: History, Culture & Timeline

from

Chapter 9 / Lesson 15
30K

Learn the true definition of the term "Byzantine." Discover facts about the Byzantine Empire's culture and a timeline of the major events which make up its history.


Related to this Question

Explore our homework questions and answers library