Bornholms kirker i den ældre middelalder

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Abstract

The Churches of Bornholm in the Early Middle Ages:
The architecture of the 15 12th-13th C churches of the island is seen as an expression of a feudal society dominated by king and archbishop. The towers are interpreted as local symbols of the feudal lordship, and the vaulted upper storeys as treasuries where the revenues - grain, pork, butter and herring - were stored.

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  • Archaeology

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  • Fortified churches
Original languageDanish
Pages (from-to)45-66
JournalHikuin
Volume12
Publication statusPublished - 1986
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedNo

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