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    Re: Northmen origins

    Quote Originally Posted by Arnizipal View Post
    It says that the tribes that were part of the migrations came either from the Badlands or over the World Edge Mountains.
    The Norsii might have come from the Eastern Steppes, which would make them related to the Kurgan (some speculate the Kislevites are also related to the Kurgan - see Tome of Corruption page 151).
    That's part of the Chronicle of Nurn Shieldbreaker and details the tribes who came through the Blackfire Pass. I'm talking about the Chronicle by Dread Yngvar Iovarsson, which states that the Norsii, Ungol, Friking, and Roppsmenn migration predates the Blackfire Pass migration by 20 years.

    I don't know about the Norsii being related to the Kurgan. Modern Norscans and Kurgan have probably mixed, due to mutual raiding, trade networks, intermarriages, etc., but the description of how the Norsii and Kurgan encountered each other in the Legend of Sigmar novel made it seem as if the two had very little prior contact before the Norsii founded Norsca.
    Last edited by Kotrag; 24-04-2016 at 10:35.

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