This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Ibn Fadlan - He is the narrator and author of the tale.
Herger - He is one of Buliwyf's warriors. He is the only one able to easily communicate with Ibn Fadlan because he knows some basic Latin.
Buliwyf - He is probably considered the hero of the story.
Rothgar - He is the aging king of Venden.
The Wendol - They are the terrible creatures which plague Rothgar's kingdom.
Wulfgar - He is one of Rothgar's sons. He is sent by Rothgar to fetch Buliwyf to battle the wendol.
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