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New Viking Fortress Discovered In Denmark

New Viking Fortress Discovered In Denmark

For the first time in over six decades, a new Viking fortress has been discovered in Denmark. The fortress, like the previously excavated ones at Fyrkat, Aggersborg and Trelleborg (all nominated...

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