Christianity amongst Danes earlier than previously assumed

Results from excavations at the cathedral graveyard at Ribe in west Denmark, is confirming writing evidence from church chronicles that there were Christians among the Danes at least a century earlier than the official royal acceptance of Christianity on the runestone at Jelling.  This moves earliest communities of Christians among the Vikings from the 10th to the early 9th century.

Source: Dr.dk  /  Article in Danish


 

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