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Sandby borg: En komparativ studie av Ölands folkvandringstida befästningsanläggningar
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Department of Cultural Sciences.
2014 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This essay is a comparative study on Migration period ring forts, centered on Sandbyborg, a ringfort situated on the southeastern shore of the Baltic island of Öland.Furthermore this essay focuses on the contemporary Iron Age society, and thestrategical implications of the ringforts in their function as fortifications. Certaininternational comparisons are made, in particular regarding the fortifications in theRoman empire.

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2014. , 52 p.
Keyword [en]
Ringforts, fortifikation, Öland, Sandby borg, Migration Period, Iron Age
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Humanities Archaeology
URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-39065OAI: diva2:780598
Available from: 2015-01-15 Created: 2015-01-14 Last updated: 2015-01-15Bibliographically approved

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