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Viking bear Bjorn looking after his Viking cattle at Hedeby

Viking bear Bjorn looking after his Viking cattle at Hedeby

Haithabu zur Zeit seiner größten Blüte im 10. Jahrhundert: Mehr als 1000 Menschen leben in den Holzhütten der Handelsstadt, die an einer Bucht im Süden des dänischen Reiches liegt. Ein gewaltiger Halbkreiswall schützt sie vor Angreifern (Foto von: Jochen Stuhrmann und Tim Wehrmann für GEOEPOCHE)

Leseprobe: Metropole zwischen den Meeren

ヴァイキング湊町 デンマーク ヘーゼビュー Haithabu (Hedeby) near Denmark (Jutland). Re-creation of Viking Town. Together with Birka in Sweden, it was one of the most important trading center, for goods to- and fro Asia. Even arab traders from Constantinople visited it!

Elsner H. Wikinger Museum Hedeby: Et portraet af en tidlig by.

Elsner H. Wikinger Museum Hedeby: Et portraet af en tidlig by.

Birka girl gets new life  Print  Here you can learn about a little girl who lived in the Viking town of Birka long ago. We are curious as to who she was. In the autumn of 2011 recreated sculptor Oscar Nilsson Birka girl's face at the Historical Museum. She has a permanent place in our Viking Exhibition and now reconstruction also got a name - Disa!

Birka girl We are curious as to who she was. In the autumn of 2011 recreated sculptor Oscar Nilsson Birka girl's face at the Historical Museum. She has a permanent place in our Viking Exhibition and now reconstruction also got a name - Disa!

The Viking Village at the Viking Museum Haithabu (Hedeby). http://www.euro-t-guide.com/See_Coun/Germany/D_NW/D_See_Viking_Museum_Haithabu_1-1.htm

The Norse Village at the Viking Museum Haithabu, Hedeby

Haithabu (Hedeby) is situated opposite the town of Schleswig on the Schlei fjord in present-day Germany.

Udsnit af havnen i Hedeby, Schleswig – Teil von Hafenbereich i Haithabu, Schleswig – Part of the harbour in Haithabu, Schleswig

Viking museum Haithabu

Viking museum Haithabu - Beautiful silver pendant showing the nine worlds as part of one tree

In the mid-l0th century, a Córdoban merchant named al-Tartushi visited the Danish market town of Hedeby. He noted that Viking women enjoyed the right to divorce: "They part with their husbands whenever they like." (Alyssa Sutherland from the series Vikings)

In the century, a Córdoban merchant named al-Tartushi visited the Danish market town of Hedeby. He noted that Viking women enjoyed the right to divorce: "They part with their husbands whenever they like." (Alyssa Sutherland from the series Vikings)

10th C. Viking Shoes - Chopine, Zoccolo, and Other Raised Heel and High Heel Construction

Reproduction Century Viking shoe from Schleswig, Germany (Schleswig is a few miles away from Haithabu/Hedeby. The ending "wig" means trading town, because the word Viking, or Wiking, means trader. NOT raider!

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