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  1. Blå Jungfrun Island, Sweden: Where Witches Dwell and Labyrinths Confuse

    ... ‘giant's kettle’ in Blå Jungfrun national park, in Sweden. (Jochr/ CC BY SA 3.0 ) Geology and Biodiversity of a ... the Kalmar Strait. The Island of Blå Jungfrun, Sweden. ( Blå Jungfrun National Park ) In terms of flora and ...

    dhwty - 21/03/2018 - 12:53

  2. Over 80 Strange Bronze Age Holes Discovered in Sweden. Why Did People Gather there 3000 Years Ago?

    ... preparation and large gatherings have gone hand in hand in Sweden for millennia. 82 holes of varying sizes and a more modern ceramic pot ... preparation and large gatherings have gone hand in hand in Sweden for millennia. 82 holes of varying sizes and a more modern ceramic pot ...

    Alicia McDermott - 16/06/2017 - 01:56

  3. Metals in Bronze Age Weapons Discovered in Sweden Came from Distant Lands

    ... and axes found in bogs and graves at various places in Sweden over the years have made a surprising find. Some of the artifacts date ... Crime of Sandby Borg: Site of a 1,600-Year-Old Tragedy in Sweden Five Huge Bronze Age axes discovered in a field in Jutland, ...

    Mark Miller - 13/05/2016 - 21:35

  4. Christina, The Minerva of the North Who Abdicated Her Throne to Live Life by Her Own Rules

    Christina was a Queen of Sweden who lived during the 17th century. As Christina ruled in her own right, ... to abdicate, and moved to Rome. Apart from her rule in Sweden, Christina is also remembered for a number of other things, including ... 8, 1626 (according to the Julian calendar) in Stockholm, Sweden. Her father was Gustav II Adolf, the King of Sweden, whilst her mother ...

    dhwty - 04/04/2016 - 00:45

  5. The Tomb of Sunken Skulls in Sweden sheds light on prehistoric inhabitants

    ... were excavating a dry prehistoric lake bed in Motala, Sweden in 2009, they stumbled upon one of the most peculiar archaeological ... shore of Lake Vättern in the south eastern corner of Sweden. In 2009, a new railway line was to be built over a site known as ...

    dhwty - 24/11/2014 - 12:36

  6. The Glösa Rock Art in Sweden Provides a Peek Into the Lives of Stone Age Hunters

    ... and enjoyable historic sites in the Scandinavian country of Sweden is Glösa. This is an area with remarkable prehistoric petroglyphs, ... and enjoyable historic sites in the Scandinavian country of Sweden is Glösa. This is an area with remarkable prehistoric petroglyphs, ...

    Ed Whelan - 25/11/2018 - 23:00

  7. Swedes Have Been Brewing Beer Since the Iron Age, New Evidence Confirms

    Archaeologists at Lund University in Sweden have found carbonised germinated grains showing that malt was produced ... the Nordic region. The findings made in Uppåkra in southern Sweden indicate a large-scale production of beer, possibly for feasting and ...

    ancient origins - 24/06/2018 - 22:40

  8. The Royal Mounds of Gamla Uppsala, Ancient Pagan Site of Sweden

    ... described Gamla Uppsala (meaning ‘Old Uppsala’) in Sweden as a pagan site where a temple dedicated to Thor, Odin and Freyr stood. ... Mounds’ endure to this day as a national symbol of Sweden. A woodcut depicting the Temple at Uppsala as described by ...

    dhwty - 11/10/2018 - 03:13

  9. Archaeologists are Ecstatic that a Major Viking Age Manor is Finally Found in Sweden

    ... the town rampart of the Viking Age proto-town Birka in Sweden. The results will be published in the international scientific ... towards the harbour basin. Archaeologists in Sweden unearth first Viking brooch piece depicting dragon head Ring ... titled ‘ Major Viking Age manor discovered at Birka, Sweden’ was originally published on Science Daily. Source: ...

    ancient-origins - 19/01/2017 - 21:50

  10. Runes of Power and Destruction: Reading the Cursed Runestones of Sweden

    ... in Scandinavia however the most famous ones are located in Sweden. Their inscriptions terrified people for many centuries. This article ... The Björketorp Runestone is located in Blekinge in Sweden. It is one of the tallest runestones of the world and measures 4.2 ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 03/07/2016 - 14:36

  11. Elfdalian, the Ancient Viking Forest Language of Sweden, Set to be Revived

    ... estimate of only 3,000 people in a tiny forest community in Sweden currently keeping it alive. Now, people fight to revive the historic ... The language originated in the forested region of Älvdalen, Sweden, and remained robust for centuries. Elfdalian served the people of ...

    lizleafloor - 13/11/2018 - 16:44

  12. The Small Swedish Town of Kalmar Has a Massive History

    ... The city of Kalmar is one of the most historic, not only in Sweden, but in all Scandinavia.  It is located in south-east Sweden near the Baltic coast. The town is one that is much loved by ...

    Ed Whelan - 27/12/2018 - 00:54

  13. Queen of Sweden Says Her Old Palatial Home is Haunted by Friendly Ghosts

    Queen Silvia of Sweden has recently told the press that her home is haunted. The elaborate ... the whole thing is exciting. Queen Silvia of Sweden has recently told the press that her home is haunted. The elaborate ... it is dark and the like.” Queen Silvia of Sweden. ( Swedish Royal Court ) Princess Christina, King Carl ...

    Alicia McDermott - 06/01/2017 - 00:50

  14. Help Save Elfdalian, the Ancient Viking Forest Language of Sweden

    ... out, with only 3,000 people in a tiny forest community in Sweden currently keeping it alive. People having been fighting to revive the ... The language originated in the forested region of Älvdalen, Sweden, and remained robust for centuries. Elfdalian served the people of ...

    lizleafloor - 13/09/2016 - 21:52

  15. Archaeologists in Sweden unearth first Viking brooch piece depicting dragon head

    ... carrying out excavations in the port of Birka, Sweden’s oldest town, have unearthed a tiny dragon head once used on a Viking ... middle of the 8th century, the site is generally regarded as Sweden's oldest town, and has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1993. ...

    aprilholloway - 20/05/2015 - 13:35

  16. Eketorp Fort in Sweden

    ... found in the southern half of the island of Öland, Sweden. The area of this formation exceeds 100 square miles (260 square ... found in the southern half of the island of Öland, Sweden. The area of this formation exceeds 100 square miles (260 square ...

    Michelle Freson - 24/09/2018 - 14:01

  17. The Crime of Sandby Borg: Site of a 1,600-Year-Old Tragedy in Sweden

    Something terrible happened on Sweden’s Öland Island about 1,600 years ago. It was so bad that after an ... skeleton sheds new light on 1,500-year-old crime mystery in Sweden Archaeologists unearth 1,500-year-old crime scene in Sweden ...

    Mark Miller - 21/08/2018 - 14:06

  18. Child skeleton sheds new light on 1,500-year-old crime mystery in Sweden

    ... an ancient crime scene unearthed on the island of Öland in Sweden, where archaeologists uncovered evidence of a brutal slaughter ... , a researcher who specializes in the study of bones at Sweden's Lund University. “'It's more of a frozen moment than you normally ...

    aprilholloway - 02/12/2014 - 00:14

  19. Li’s Gravestones: Raised in Memory of the Long Forgotten Dead

    ... Europe is situated on a gravel ridge in Fjaras Bracka, Sweden. Known as Li’s gravestones, they date from the Iron Age and later, and ... glaciers and is located not far from the western coast of Sweden. There are at present some 100 standing stones on the ridge. It is ...

    Ed Whelan - 04/11/2018 - 13:51

  20. Urnes Stave Church: A Final Vestige of Viking Innovation

    ... The Royal Mounds of Gamla Uppsala, Ancient Pagan Site of Sweden Runes of Power and Destruction: Reading the Cursed Runestones of Sweden Archaeologists are Ecstatic that a Major Viking Age Manor is ...

    Riley Winters - 23/07/2017 - 23:04

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