Från byggnadsträl till järnskattebonde. Arbetskraftsrekrytering och produktionslokalisering i det medeltida Skåne

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The article is about the labours, dealing with stone transport, quarrying and building of the big chatedrals in Skåne. How they later are emploied in constructing the Parrish churches and after that are found as colonising and iron producing farmers in the waste land of northern Skåne. The thesis is that it is a big group of slaves, imported from the west slavonic area. First used as Construction workers and finaly found as the kings farmers. A great and succesfull integration Project.


Research areas and keywords

Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • Archaeology


  • Slaves, quarrying, stone transport, colonisation, ironproduction, Church building
Original languageSwedish
Title of host publicationBerättelser från markerna: en antologi om järn, skog och kulturarv
EditorsIng-Marie Pettersson-Jensen, Lena Berg Nilsson, Catarina Karlsson
PublisherBergslagens medeltidsmuseum, Norbergs Kommun
ISBN (Print)978-91-971177-4-6
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Publication categoryResearch

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