Romanesque Round Church Towers in Scandinavia

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Abstract

The aim of the article is to discuss the interpretation of the Romanesque round church towers in Scandinavia. The article focuses on the 15-19 churches with round towers in medieval Denmark, Sweden and Norway, with the main part in Southern Schleswig and Scania; none are known from Finland. The chronology and social context, function and meaning of the church towers are discussed. Finally a list of the round church towers in Scandinavia is presented.Corrections i text-file 2015.

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  • Archaeology

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  • Romanesque church tower
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationZwischen Fjorden und Steppe
Subtitle of host publicationFestschrift für Johan Callmer zum 65. Geburtstag
EditorsClaudia Theune, Felix Biermann, Ruth Struwe, Gerson H. Jeute
PublisherVerlag Marie Leidorf GmbH
Pages515-521
ISBN (Print)978-3-89646-550-4
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedNo

Publication series

NameInternationale Archäologie. Studia honoraria
Volume31
ISSN (Print)1433-4194

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