Wolin festival documentary.


An interesting documentary about polish Wolin festival, hosted by late icon of early medieval reenactment, Philip Burthem. A must see! Advertisements

Elbląg Museum – remains of the nexus of three cultures.


  Elbląg, as mentioned in this post, was the nexus of Borussians (Pruthenians), Normans and Slavs, and they left a lot of artifacts around the city.  And archeologists are still digging up more… Continue reading

Castle Museum Ostróda


  During one of our journeys through north eastern parts of Poland we visited many museums and castles. Apart from very interesting sightings I always keep eyes open for early medieval stuff. I… Continue reading

XX Festival of Slavs and Vikings, Wolin, 01.08-03.08.2014


The biggest early medieval festival in Europe took place last weekend in Wolin, in the place of the Jomsborg/Vineta early medieval port, known from Jomsvikingasaga (the deathplace of Harald Bluetooth) . We weren’t… Continue reading

A Must Read: Warrior women in Viking Age


From time to time I am going to share documents here that give a great insight and extend the knowledge of the Dark Age cultures. A very good read, proving a lot of Norman… Continue reading

Leśno Archeological Festival 27-29.06.2014


The first big event during the season was Leśno Archeological Festival. The spot is well known to pomeranian reenactors. Leśno itself is being treated as a kind of “get to know each other”… Continue reading

Summer Solstice – Kupala’s Night in Mikorowo 20-22.06.2014


We spent this  year’s Kupalnocka (Kupala’s Night – more here: https://xcentury.wordpress.com/2013/06/21/kupalnocka-kupalas-night-when-moon-and-sun-are-being-wed/) in Mikorowo with our friends from PGOH (Pomeranian Historical Reenactment Group) and some other very nice people we had a real pleasure… Continue reading

“Wiec Pomorski” Malbork 12.04.2014


A bit late but I absolutely have to mention that event. There’s a lot of reenactment events happening in Poland, but what we lack is a proper medieval fair, during which reenactors can… Continue reading

Winter Wonneberger Schlacht II (Winter Battle of Ujeścisko 22.02.2014)


On 22.02 there was a little fine re-enactment event, hosted by Durrandir (who himself is a Norse axeman and a contributor to X Century landmark map) in a Gdansk (known to the german… Continue reading



The third stage of the trip mentioned in previous posts was Roskilde. According to Adam of Bremen and Saxo Grammaticus, in the 980s, Harald Bluetooth built a church and a royal estate in… Continue reading

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