The battle continues. Ferocious hand to hand combat ensues as Harald’s praetorians gain the upper hand In this scene we see a woman warrior in combat against a Saxon soldier. There are many references to female Viking warriors in 'Saxo Grammaticus' as well as skilled warriors and army commanders: Hetha, Visna, Rusila, and Lagertha to name but a few. Early Saxon laws, on the other hand, are said to have forbidden women from taking part in battle. In the top border appears a Locusta, a giant grasshopper the size of a rabbit.