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The Jelling Stone

2 March 2014

At www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/02/2014/early-christians-in-vi… … refers to excavations at Ribe in Denmark and what this means for the spread of early Christianity amongst the Vikings. Evidence of Christians has been updated to the 9th century AD, roughly a hundred years prior to what had previously been thought. Isotopic analysis of the skeletons revealed that the majority of them were local Jutes or newcomers from Zealand or Skane. The Jelling Stone was set up by Harald Bluetooth in about 965.


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