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'Vikings: Valhalla' series mixes up Eastern Roman army with Ottoman Empire's Mehteran Exclusive
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Exclusive‘Vikings: Valhalla’ series mixes up Eastern Roman army with Ottoman Empire’s Mehteran

Netflix’s popular series Vikings: Valhalla surprised viewers with its final season episodes. The scene where soldiers of the Eastern Roman Empire (Byzantine) are welcomed into Constantinople by a military band playing a march belonging to the Ottoman Empire’s military band, the Mehteran, specifically the “Hucum Marsi” (Attack March), sparked numerous historical and cultural debates.