Tag: Denmark

Large Viking Age Gold Treasure Discovered In Denmark

A team of amateur archaeologists called ‘Team Rainbow Power’ has recently found seven bracelets (six of gold and one of silver) dating back to the Viking Age in a field from Vejen Municipality in southern Jutland, region of Syddanmark (southern Denmark). All bracelets date back to roughly 900 AD. This is the largest Viking treasure ever…


Viking Voyage – BCC Timewatch (2008)

An epic voyage showcasing the thrilling experience of 65 amazingly brave people who wanted to set sail from Roskilde, Denmark to Dublin, Ireland on the Viking Age reconstructed longboat ‘Havhingsten fra Glendalough’ — in translation ‘Sea Stallion from Glendalough’ — was filmed by the BBC for the historic TV series Timewatch. The longship with which…


Rødgrød – Denmark’s Traditional Red Berry Pudding Dessert

Rødgrød can be in many ways regarded as Denmark’s most reputed dessert. A Danish traditional dish since the 19th century, ‘rødgrød’ literally translates as ‘red porridge’ or ‘red pudding’ (‘rød’ meaning ‘red’ in Danish, while ‘grød’ meaning ‘pudding’). It is easy to make and delicious to eat. The ingredients used for making the Danish rødgrød…


Ribe, Denmark – The Place Where The Viking Age Started

Ribe is a small town situated in the southwest of the Jutland peninsula (Danish: Jylland), pertaining to the enlarged Esbjerg Municipality of the Region of South Denmark (Danish: Syddanmark). According to a recent study undergone by three archaeologists at the University of Aarhus in Denmark and the University of York in England, voyages between Ribe…


3D Animation Of Lake Tissø, Denmark During The Viking Age

Tissø is a freshwater lake situated in the western part of the island of Sjælland (English: Zealand) and pertains to the Kalundborg Municipality. Tissø can be translated in English as ‘The Gods Lake’, but the origin of its name is debatable (given the fact that there are many myths and tales in the Danish folklore…