Kategori: TOURIST

Första vikingar: sjörövare eller handelsmän?

Det var inte sjörövare, utan fredliga köpmän som var de första representanterna för Norden som kom till kontinentala Europa. De ska ha nått Europas kust cirka ett halvt sekel innan vikingarna började deras rånarräder. Läs mera på: http://se.sputniknews.com/norden/20150510/177864.html#ixzz3ZkZdINCW

The Viking age began in Ribe

New study changes our understanding of how and where the Viking age began. The story of the Vikings begins in the year 793 AD, after Norwegian Vikings landed in England on the first official Viking raid. To this day, these…

”Ribe is the place urbanisation started in Scandinavia”

If you thought Ribe was the oldest town in Denmark, you’re still right, but now a new study from Aarhus University shows the town may be almost 100 years older than originally thought. Read the full article here: http://cphpost.dk/news/oldest-danish-town-possibly-older.12031.html