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Home of the oldest mythical kings

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The landscape still bears traces of where the oldest Danish family of mythical kings, the Skjoldungerne, had their royal estate according to the Nordic Sagas. East of Lejre is a stone ship and burial mound. One of them was erected in the 7th century to cover a prince. …

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Hestebjerg

Hestebjerg ligger lige uden for Gammel Lejre og er en aflejring fra istiden. Om sommeren går får eller køer på græs. Denne vinter lå landskabet åbent.

År: 2010 PHOTO:Kirsten Løffler Reich

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Ancient Danish hero in English verse

The epic poem about the Gothic (West Swedish) hero Beowulf and his valiant deeds in Denmark was…

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