Skibssætningen ved Lejre

Home of the oldest mythical kings


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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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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