Place names describe Scandinavia in the Iron and Viking Ages

This article from Heritage Daily rings all my chimes: Place names describe Scandinavia in the Iron and Viking Ages.

Every now and then, researchers are lucky enough to experience a Eureka moment — when a series of facts suddenly crystallize into a an entirely new pattern.

That’s exactly what happened to Birgit Maixner from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology’s (NTNU) University Museum when she began looking at artefacts and place names. [continue]

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