feminism...what part of liberation of women did you not get!?!? Seriously, liberation is about self defining rather than culture/society/religion defining...who wouldn't want that? BTW...if YOUR definition lines up with more traditional views of being a women, so be it...feminism means YOU get to choose!
Vikings have been proven to have been trading in Constantinople so this isn't too strange, after spending sometime trading with other cultures new religions would be picked up. however it might have been one of those cases of 'thats pretty'