Danish flag & Crusades
Thomas H Jørgensen
Last updated 4 years ago
Bishop Absalon topples the god Svantevit at Arkona - created by Laurits Tuxen (1853–1927) - Medievalists.net
In the year 1168 a Danish bishop destroyed three pagan gods. The story is told in Gesta Danorum, by Saxo Grammaticus, which has recently been entirely translated into English for the first time.