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The Viking Kingdom: Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church. ©NHK 1994
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The Viking Kingdom: Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church

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Jelling Mounds

The Jelling burial mounds and one of the runic stones are striking examples of pagan Nordic culture, while the other runic stone and the church illustrate the Christianization of the Danish people towards the middle of the 10th century.

Place/country: Denmark,
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
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Credits: NHK (publisher), UNESCO WHC (producer). UNESCO TV (producer).
Published in: 1994

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