War and peace

Theme

Military installations of the past

Next page 1 / 10

Thomas Roland
Selected entry

Thomas Roland

Why build this ring fortress?

The fort was built during one of the most turbulent periods in Danish prehistory. Finds from the…

Kjeld Borch Vesth
Selected entry

Kjeld Borch Vesth

Drifting dunes plague local farmers

As the sand continued to blow in from the sea, it became increasingly difficult to farm the land,…

Erland Porsmose
Selected entry

Erland Porsmose

When Nyborg almost became capital

Around the time of the Danehof, the Medieval castle of Nyborg served as the home of the heirs to…

Xenia Pauli Jensen
Selected entry

Xenia Pauli Jensen

The eagles are coming!

Shortly after the year 200, a large number of bows and arrows were sacrificed at Illerup. The…

Xenia Pauli Jensen
Selected entry

Xenia Pauli Jensen

Officer's belt: Something borrowed, something blue

One of the most impressive finds made at the bog was an officer's belt from about 300 A.D.…

Xenia Pauli Jensen
Selected entry

Xenia Pauli Jensen

Plane sailing

In the 3rd century, more than 3,000 objects were sacrificed in Vimose, including a plane for making…

Xenia Pauli Jensen
Selected entry

Xenia Pauli Jensen

Boat booty

The most famous find at Nydam Bog is the 20-metre-long Nydam Boat made of oak and weighing three…

Xenia Pauli Jensen
Selected entry

Xenia Pauli Jensen

Built for hard weather

The Hjortspring boat was built of planks of lime tree. It weighed over 530 kg and could carry 24…

Vivian Etting
Selected entry

Vivian Etting

The height of good manors

The present manor, which is some way from the castle mound, was built in 1558-73 by nobleman Erik…

Vivian Etting
Selected entry

Vivian Etting

Samsø's castles

What was the function of the castles on Samsø? - Samsø was owned by the Crown in the Middle Ages.…

Next page 1 / 10