Interesting blog article about how Vikings re-purposed and re-cycled sites, stones and objects during their time in England. Sites included burial mounds even as old as from the Bronze Age. Stones were moved and/or re-chiseled. And weapons, silver and jewelry …

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Interesting blog article CJ Adrien which highlights that while Christianity’s spread into “heathen” Scandinavian during the Viking Age was seen as an “advancement”, then on a number of fronts this can be questioned. The blog lists 3 examples: Grooming – …

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Following the announcements by Ribe VikingeCenter of finds showing that Christians lived in Denmark a century earlier than previous thought, then Gothenburg University have announced evidence of Christian graves at Varnhem (inland east of Gothenburg) – that have been dated …

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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 …

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