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Excavations were carried out in the town of Ribe in southern Denmark from 1970-76 in order to find the earliest traces of the town. It extracted remains of a permanent settlement with an associated marketplace founded within a period of 704-710. This reveals an 8th-century trading site of a character never seen before in the Scandinavian region, thus Denmark appears in a hitherto unknown way as a participant in North-European development in this period.
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Introduction/Indledning, Mogens Bencard
The Written Sources, Inge Skovgaard-Petersen
Sceattas and Other Coin Finds, Kirsten Bendixen
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Tradition and Agency
Tracing cultural continuity and invention
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