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.
Wiglif - He is on a mission to obtain his father's throne by any means necessary.
The Wendol's Mother - She lives beneath the cliffs in the thunder caves.
Wyglif - He is the sickly ruler of the Northmen living near the Volga.
The Caliph - He is Ibn Fadlan's ruler.
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