The Viking Society

Around year 800 the Iron Age transforms into the Viking Age. In Denmark it was a period of time with many changes. One of the most significant changes were that Denmark became one unified kingdom and almost as important the introduction of christianity. Soon the new circumstances make way for coin economy and the founding of many of the country's largest cities like Ribe, Aarhus and Roskilde.

In this section you kan read about the structure of society and city, the conditions of power, religion and everyday life in the Viking Age.