Vejle Kommune

Vejle Kommune

Vejle, Denmark
Vejle Kommune
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Aerial photo of the Jelling monument site. © ABC Jelling 28-5-2012

Aerial photo of the Jelling monument site. © ABC Jelling 28-5-2012

Sweyn Forksbeard at the funeral of his father, Harold Bluetooth

Sweyn Forksbeard at the funeral of his father, Harold Bluetooth

King Harold I of Denmark (911-987 - aka Harald Bluetooth) proclaims has Catholic faith at Jelling, the old Viking capital of Scandinavia.   The locality is particularly noteworthy for being the site of the burial mound of King Gorm of Denmark and his wife Thyra, the parents of King Harold I of Denmark, who erected a Christian church on the spot. Harold also erected the Jelling stones � massive monolithic rune stones.   Gold leaf fragment; 10th century

King Harold I of Denmark (911-987 - aka Harald Bluetooth) proclaims has Catholic faith at Jelling, the old Viking capital of Scandinavia. The locality is particularly noteworthy for being the site of the burial mound of King Gorm of Denmark and his wife Thyra, the parents of King Harold I of Denmark, who erected a Christian church on the spot. Harold also erected the Jelling stones � massive monolithic rune stones. Gold leaf fragment; 10th century

The gable of Jelling Church exposed for excavations in 2012.  Gavlen på Jelling Kirke fritlagt for udgravninger i 2012.

The gable of Jelling Church exposed for excavations in 2012. Gavlen på Jelling Kirke fritlagt for udgravninger i 2012.

Covering of the Runic Stones in Jelling by NOBEL Arkitekter - Dezeen

Covering of the Runic Stones in Jelling by NOBEL Arkitekter - Dezeen

The church at Jelling, Denmark,

The church at Jelling, Denmark,

Runic Stones, Jelling- Photo Jens Lindhe

Runic Stones, Jelling- Photo Jens Lindhe

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Covering of the Runic Stones in Jelling by NOBEL Arkitekter

Covering of the Runic Stones in Jelling by NOBEL Arkitekter