Discovered: Gateway to the Vikings

The Danevirke was one of the most impressive fortifications of the early Middle Ages, running 19 miles through modern Schleswig-Holstein. The Royal Frankish Annals record its improvement at the order of King Godefrid of Denmark in 808, but archaeological digs have shown it to be much older than that. Now a team led by Astrid… Continue reading Discovered: Gateway to the Vikings