Odense (holy site of Odin)
Roskilde (spring of Ro)
Hedeby (city in the marshes)
Vibjerg (holy hill)
Trelleborg (castle built by slaves)
Nyborg - (new castle)
- In English it is called Copenhagen, but directly translated would be merchants' harbour
- In Afrikaans sal dit Koperhawe wees; die hawe van die kopers.
|The same area as above, the heart of Kobenhavn, 340 years later.|
Nykøbing (-købing means a city with municipal charter)
Hillerød (-rød means city built in a cleared forrest)
|Today, on my way to the Christansborg palace, |
I sneaked into this private medieval courtyard;
I just had to see modern life in an ancient space.
|Another medieval Danish residential setting.|
|I took this picture in Sweden during February 2014.|
by = village or hamlet
torp = crofter's holding or just croft.
holm = harbor or islet.
berg = mountain
ö = island
borg = castle