Tag Archives: DE – Archaeological Border complex of Hedeby and the Danevirke

Danevirke – The Great Viking Wall; Heritage Daily

The Danevirke is system of large defensive earthworks and walls that stretches across the neck of the Cimbrian peninsula in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

Source: Danevirke – The Great Viking Wall – HeritageDaily – Archaeology News

What Was Hedeby?; Geoffrey Migiro; World Atlas

Hedeby was a key Danish settlement during the Viking Age that was located near the southernmost end of the Jutland Peninsula. It was established in the 8th century.

Source: What Was Hedeby?

Seven Medieval Sites added to the UNESCO World Heritage List; Medieval Histories

The World Heritage Committee of UNESCO recently added seven more medieval sites to its World Heritage List. Of special interest are the nomination of Danevirke and Haithabu (Hedeby), The Cathedral of Naumburg, and the Caliphate city of Medina Azahara.

Source: Seven Medieval Sites added to the UNESCO World Heritage List – Medieval Histories

Stunning photos show the beauty of the 19 new UNESCO World Heritage Sites around the globe; Sinead Baker; This Is Insider

UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee has met in Bahrain to choose 19 new World Heritage Sites. Temples in Korea, architecture in India, and an oasis in Saudi Arabia are among the new sites, as well as locations in France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Colombia, Japan, South Korea and more.

Source: Stunning photos show the beauty of the 19 new UNESCO World Heritage Sites around the globe