Sunday, August 10, 2008

Jennifer Explains Denmark's Jelling Stones


Denmark is proud to say that it is the oldest monarchy in western Europe and to prove it's point it proudly displays the Jelling Stones. Now what, you may be asking, are the Jelling Stones. Well I shall tell you. The Jelling Stones are two stones that are around a thousand years old. Erected in the late 900's by the first king of Denmark, Gorm the Old, they stand as a physical birth certificate of Denmark. What is most interesting about these stones and just going to visit them in general is that they aren't roped off and nor do they have a gate around them. Read more.

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1 comment:

Denise said...

Proud of you Jennifer!
Love,
Aunt Denise