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  • halsteis@pvv.ntnu.no
    Hi. An ok overview over Robert E. Howard s Hyborian Age can be found on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyborian_Age Howard used a lot of historical
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      Hi.
      An ok overview over Robert E. Howard's Hyborian Age can be found on
      Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyborian_Age

      Howard used a lot of historical names as inspiration for his stories. The
      movie is only loosely based on Howard's own writings.

      Halstein.

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      > 1a. Conan
      > Posted by: "greg scaff" g_scaff@... g_scaff
      > Date: Thu May 17, 2012 8:33 am ((PDT))
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      > Hi Oscar, 
      > Conan is a Fantasy movie based on a work of fiction by author Robert E.
      > Howard.  Conan is indeed a Celtic name, but the character is a Cimmerian
      > from the Ukraine area, and the story is set in a murky, prehistorical era,
      > centuries before Germanic speakers entered the Black Sea area. I believe
      > Howard patterned his characters after stereotypical Vikings, thus giving
      > them names like Osric. 
      > Peace! 
      > Gregory
      > http://www.SuccubusArts.com
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