The Vikings

PLACES TO SEE


Århus downtown: Streets Graven and Volden, reflecting the Viking Period town.

Viking Museum, in the cellar of Nordea (bank), St. Clemens Torv 6.

Moesgård Museum (bus 6) Exhibition, e.g. the 6 runestones from Århus.

Right now, an exhibition about the Queen’s personal interest and engagement in archaeology.

Fyrkat near Hobro Circular fortress from ca. AD 980.

Jelling The two largest mounds in Denmark, the Jelling rune stones, exhibition Kongernes Jelling. The place from where the country, the royal dynasty and Christian religion began. Train from Vejle.



LITERATURE


David M. Wilson & Ole Klindt-Jensen: Viking Art. 1980. Allen & Unwin.

Else Roesdahl: Viking Age Denmark. 1982. British Museum Publications.

Stig Jensen: The Vikings of Ribe. 1991. Ribes Vikinger.

Holger M. Schmidt: Building Customs in Viking Age Denmark. 1994. Aarhus University Press.

John Haywood: The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings. 1995. Penguin.

Annette Damm (ed.): Viking Aros. 2005. Moesgård Museum.



WEB SITES


Archaeology all over the World http://arhnet.asu.edu

Danske Museer Online http://www.dmol.dk

Historie-Online (newsletter) www.historie-online.dk

Kongernes Jelling http://www.kongernesjelling.dk

Moesgård Museum www.moesmus.dk

Museums of the World http://icom.museum/vlmp/world.html

The National Museum www.natmus.dk

Popular magazines www.skalk.dk – links




August 10th, 2010. Christian Adamsen. redaktion.skalk@mail.dk


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