History of Denmark

Denmark is the oldest monarchy in Europe and has the world’s oldest national flag.

In this class you will get acquainted with Danish history since the ice withdrew 12,000 years ago. It is the history of a country that became an empire with colonies and collapsed to become a small state with the happiest citizens on Earth!
We will leaf through the black and white pages of the history book of Denmark, covering ancient times via the Viking and Medieval Ages, to modern Danish society. 

Rønshoved Højskole is situated in the geographical heart of Danish history which leaves its mark on the lessons: in our surroundings you will find: Hedeby - an important Viking city, Dybbøl – a battlefield with fatal and symbolic significance, and many other sites where Danish history took place.

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