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Viking age / Sigtuna imitation / New discovery in Finland 2016

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In keeping with the season, the following information covers other traditions we have today and their origins. Yule was a historical religious festival observed by the ancient Germanic peoples. Yule celebration predates Christian holiday and tradition by thousands of years in Scandinavia. The earliest recorded evidence to Yule is in the Germanic month names Ærra

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Viking History (Denmark). 'The Vikings were not just plunderers but successful traders, extraordinary mariners and insatiable explorers. Getting a feel for the Viking era is easy, whether visiting the ship-burial ground of Ladby, the Viking forts of Zealand, the longship workshops at Roskilde or the museums that seek to re-create the era with live re-enactments.' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/denmark

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