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My favourites of the year. No. 4: The two largest stone ships at Anund's Barrow, Västerås municipality. This site lies in the heartland of the Swedes - the Iron Age tribe which is thought to have occupied the eastern part of the proto-Swedish mainland and stood for most of the Viking expansion eastward. One of several commonly accepted theories concerning the origin of the term Viking is that it was originally a designation of a geographically distinct group of people - the inhabitants of the historical Norwegian region Viken. Viken was situated on the southwestern coast of the Scandinavian landmass (this same region is today called Bohuslän and it is located in Sweden since 1658) . Following this same line of reasoning, another (far less commonly held) theory is that the Varangians (Väringar in Swedish, the Northmen in service of the Byzantine Emperor in the East), were in fact originally also a geographically distinct group - the inhabitants of Värend in the southeast of today's Sweden. According to these hypotheses, the Viken-people travelled westward and the Värend-people eastward and as time went by, these travels gave rise to the more general terms of Vikings and Varangians. It is fairly easy to counter these theories, however, as the words víkingr and væringi in Old Norse (Varangoi in Greek) were simply words, which meant marauder and oath/oathbound (or similar), which is in line with the common descriptions of their roles. However, the origin of these Old Norse words has not been fully determined. That being the case, this fact doesn't necessarily invalidate the theories above. One thing that seems to strengthen the Viken/Värend-hypothesis is that the oldest source to mention both Vikings and Varingians, the Old English poem Widsith (dated to somewhere between 500 and 1000 AD), mentions them as were they just any other Germanic tribes, potentially long before there ever were such a thing as a Byzantine Varangian Guard or before Viking marauders had begun harassing the shores of Europe: _"I was with the Huns and the glorious Goths,  with the Swedes and with the Geats and with the South-Danes. I was with the Vandals, the Varangians and the Vikings."

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🌀Fu scolpito e modellato con estrema cura. Ogni colpo possedeva un valore sacrale, ogni goccia di sudore che si riversava sulla sua scabra superficie era una lode alle forze eteree della natura. Provate soltanto a immaginare la soddisfazione e la devozione di quegli antichi uomini, una volta che l'immenso monolite fu innalzato e incastonato nel terreno. Oh era alto quel piedritto, molto più di adesso, doveva ergersi come un gigante, stabilire un contatto tra il loro mondo e l'altro, quello governato da forze ancestrali. Venne innalzato all'alba dei tempi, dagli uomini che calpestarono la nostra isola più di 5000 anni fa, gli stessi uomini che scavavano le rocce per farne eterne dimore.🌀 Benvenuti nell'oristanese, in agro di Villa Sant'Antonio, dinanzi a quello che forse è il menhir più alto della Sardegna. Il Menhir di Monte Corru Tundu! --- 🖋️Testo a cura di @archaicsardinia --- 📷Foto di @ragian83 --- . . . ______ #archaicsardinia #sardegna #sardinia #sardinian #sardinien #cerdeña #archaeology #archeologia #archeologie #archeology #arkeologi #arkeoloji #arkeolog #megalithic #archaic #ancient #pagan #paganism #dolmen #menhir #antiques #prehistoric #prehistory #history #storia #stoneisland #stone #stones #menhirs #sardiniaexperience

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Une partie du double cromlec'h d'Er Lannic au coeur du Golfe du Morbihan 😍 @roadloveuse

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Shadows from a Distant Past

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carnactourisme. Une fin de semaine haute en couleur avec cette jolie photo de @ptigonz

Une fin de semaine haute en couleur avec cette jolie photo de @ptigonzo. 💙❤💚💛

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carnactourisme. ☀❄ Fraîcheur et douceur matinales aux alignements du Ménec

☀❄ Fraîcheur et douceur matinales aux alignements du Ménec

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St Uzec Menhir in Brittany, France is just one of the megalithic structures I’m going to be sharing with you on the Magical Brittany Tour this June. As you can see, it was Christianized with a cross on top and carvings of the passion of Christ. It is placed on a crossing of big water veins, which powers the energy of the stone. There is a nice crystalline vortex of energy here that opens all the energy channels and chakras of the body. To find out more about the tour go to: ✨www.bouldermasterbuilders.com/magical-brittany-tour/✨ #traveling #brittany #adventuretime #bretagne #bretagnetourisme #menhir #menhirs #standingstones #standingstone #megalithic #megalith #neolithic #magicalbrittanytour2019 #bouldermasterbuilders #sacredgeometryworld #karencrowleysusani #chakras #chakra #earthenergies #energyhealing

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St Uzec Menhir in Brittany, France is just one of the megalithic structures I’m going to be sharing with you on the Magical Brittany Tour this June. As you can see, it was Christianized with a cross on top and carvings of the passion of Christ. It is placed on a crossing of big water veins, which powers the energy of the stone. There is a nice crystalline vortex of energy here that opens all the energy channels and chakras of the body. To find out more about the tour go to: ✨www.bouldermasterbuilders.com/magical-brittany-tour/✨ #traveling #brittany #adventuretime #bretagne #bretagnetourisme #menhir #menhirs #standingstones #standingstone #megalithic #megalith #neolithic #magicalbrittanytour2019 #bouldermasterbuilders #sacredgeometryworld #karencrowleysusani #chakras #chakra #earthenergies #energyhealing

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Breizh moment ! Menhir sur la côte sauvage - maisons proche du port - Pointe du Conguel #breizh #bretagne #home #menhirs #ocean #granit #ileauxoiseaux

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siderumsaliva. Untitled, 2018-19. Oil on wood, 20x30 cm. #fineart #oilpainting #mysti
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nico.cado. Merde...on voit les couilles...
#nicocado #testicules #bollocks #humou

Merde...on voit les couilles... #nicocado #testicules #bollocks #humourorange #livingrocks #menhirs #kilt

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the_brask. A couple of dolmens in the snowy landscape.

A couple of dolmens in the snowy landscape.

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We enjoyed sharing magical Brittany with @tramarquitectura at the Menhir of St. Uzec, in Brittany. Tamara is a student in the sacred geometry certification course in Chile was able to feel the crystalline vortex, that opens and aligns all the chakras. She also got to activate the menhir, which expands the healing qualities outwards. Great day for everyone! ✨www.bouldermasterbuilders.com✨ #menhir #menhirs #standingstones #megalithic #megalith #neolithic #secretsofsacredgeometry #sacredgeometry #earthenergy #chakras #chakrabalancing #chakra #explore #brittany #bretagne #bouldermasterbuilders #sacredgeometryworld #geometriasolar

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We enjoyed sharing magical Brittany with @tramarquitectura at the Menhir of St. Uzec, in Brittany. Tamara is a student in the sacred geometry certification course in Chile and was able to feel the crystalline vortex, that opens and aligns all the chakras. She also got to activate the menhir, which expands the healing qualities outwards. Great day for everyone! ✨www.bouldermasterbuilders.com✨ #menhir #menhirs #standingstones #megalithic #megalith #neolithic #secretsofsacredgeometry #sacredgeometry #earthenergy #chakras #chakrabalancing #chakra #explore #brittany #bretagne #bouldermasterbuilders #sacredgeometryworld #geometriasolar

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Our walk yesterday was beautiful, but we got thoroughly rained upon and cut it short. And today we stayed in, as I have not been feeling well. The two may have something to do with each other... . . . . . #bretagne #france #vacation #hiking #woods #trees #menhirs #rocks #moss #church #camors #rain #winter #brittany #frankrijk #vakantie #wandelen #bos #bomen #rotsen #stenen #mos #kerk #kerkje #regen

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carnactourisme. ☀🌼 Comme un air de printemps autour de ce menhir \"nain\" vu par @franc

☀🌼 Comme un air de printemps autour de ce menhir "nain" vu par @francoiscourtade

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ausreiserfamilie. Nach drei Wochen Deutschland, genießen wir den milden Winter hier im A

Nach drei Wochen Deutschland, genießen wir den milden Winter hier im Alentejo und überlegen in Ruhe, wie´s bei uns weiter geht. Viele Fragen sind noch nicht beantwortet. Unseren Kindern geht es hier gut. Sie spielen fast den ganzen Tag draußen, können toben, laut und einfach sie selbst sein. Trotzdem fragen sie immer wieder wann es wieder zur Schule geht, haben zwar etwas Angst wegen der Sprache, aber auch Vorfreude und Neugier. Wir schauen uns jetzt nach einem Standort in der Nähe von vielleicht auch freien Schulprojekten um. After three weeks in Germany, we enjoy the mild winter here in the Alentejo and think about how we continue. Many questions have not been answered yet. Our children are happy here. They play outside most of the day, can be loud and just themselves. Nevertheless, they always ask when it goes back to school. We are now looking for a location near perhaps a free school project. #reisefamilie #alentejo #portugal #whereweadventure #auswandern #auswandernnachportugal #earthpix #portugallovers #portugalonthetop #topportugalphoto #wonderlustportugal #igersportugal #portugalcomefeitos #olhoportugues #portugalemclicks #naturalportugal #livemoremagic #alentejolovers #monsaraz #naturfotos #landschaftsfotografie #landschaftsfoto #naturfoto #Blumenwiese #wildflowers #travelingportugal #menhir #menhirs #megalith #megaliths

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fannypallaro. Sources_5, aquatinte
Toujours inspirée par le même lieu.

#gravure#eau

Sources_5, aquatinte Toujours inspirée par le même lieu. #etching

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A view from above Menhir de Minhir at Pédernec, Brittany, France. I’m still learning how to use my drone to capture sacred sites from a different perspective. I’m not from the video game era, so there was a steep learning curve😂. Menhir de Minhir is a good heart chakra opening standing stone and there is an old chestnut tree beside it that has the same open heart energy. ✨www.sacredgeometry.world: tours-and-teachings/ ✨ ~If you are a big stone lover like me, I invite you to join me and Dominique on a magical tour to Brittany this June. We are visiting many megalithic sites and other sacred places~ ✨ ✨ #traveling #pagan #neolithic #stones #standingstones #menhir #menhirs #megalithic #megalithicsite #neolithic #secretplace #chakras #chakra #heartchakra #explorebrittany #explore #adventure #tours #sacredgeometryworld #bouldermasterbuilders #karencrowleysusani

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A view from above Menhir de Minhir at Pédernec, Brittany, France. I’m still learning how to use my drone to capture sacred sites from a different perspective. I’m not from the video game era, so there was a steep learning curve😂. Menhir de Minhir is a good heart chakra opening standing stone and there is an old chestnut tree beside it that has the same open heart energy. ✨www.sacredgeometry.world/tours-and-teachings/ ✨ ~If you are a big stone lover like me, I invite you to join me and Dominique on a magical tour to Brittany this June. We are visiting many megalithic sites and other sacred places~ ✨ ✨ #traveling #pagan #neolithic #stones #standingstones #menhir #menhirs #megalithic #megalithicsite #neolithic #secretplace #chakras #chakra #heartchakra #explorebrittany #explore #adventure #tours #sacredgeometryworld #bouldermasterbuilders #karencrowleysusani

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Breizh Ma Bro

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carnactourisme. ✨ Belle année 2019 et merci pour votre fidélité ! 😍

✨ Belle année 2019 et merci pour votre fidélité ! 😍

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The Bonne Femme Menhir (the good woman) is in Trèguier, Brittany. You can see the figure of the woman in stone! The menhir sits on two big water vein crossings and has a violet vortex of energy. It’s a nice place to open your central channel and connect to the earth and cosmos. There is a fallen menhir to the right of her that sits on one of the same water veins. ✨www.bouldermasterbuilders.com✨ #menhir #menhirs #standingstones #megalithic #brittany #explore #adventure #neolithic #magicalbrittanytour2019 #bouldermasterbuilders #sacredgeometryworld #secretsofsacredgeometry #karencrowleysusani #megalithicmarvels

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The Bonne Femme Menhir (the good woman) is in Trèguier, Brittany. You can see the figure of the woman in stone! The menhir sits on two big water vein crossings and has a violet vortex of energy. It’s a nice place to open your central channel and connect to the earth and cosmos. There is a fallen menhir to the right of her that sits on one of the same water veins. ✨www.bouldermasterbuilders.com✨ #menhir #menhirs #standingstones #megalithic #brittany #explore #adventure #neolithic #magicalbrittanytour2019 #bouldermasterbuilders #sacredgeometryworld #secretsofsacredgeometry #karencrowleysusani #megalithicmarvels

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I can't stop liking this vista 😍 . #treestumps that look a bit like #standingstones or #menhirs & remind me of #CastleHill (one of my favourite places) or #craighnadun ( #outlanderfan ) or #stonehenge . . . #bluesky #sunnyday #clouds #countrylife #NewZealand #Aotearoa #nofilter

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