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A photograph of the reconstructed Viking longhouse at Brattahlid (Norse Brattahlíð) in Greenland.

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Thjodhild (Þjóðhild) stands on the low wall surrounding the reconstructed Viking Age church at the Viking settlement of Brattahlíð (Qassiarsuk), Greenland. This was the settlement where Erik the Red lived. Although he was a pagan, his wife…

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Tjodhild came to Greenland with her husband Erik the Red, founder of the first settlement in Greenland at Brattahlíð. The small church (or chapel) at Brattahlíð (Þjóðhildarkirkja) was named after her, and is…

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Remains of the Viking Age church at Brattahlid (Brattahlíð). Thjodhild (Þjóðhild), Eirik the Red's wife, had the church built when she converted to Christianity. Areconstruction of the churchstands on the hillside…

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Photographs of the interior of the reconstructed Viking longhouse at Brattahlid (Norse Brattahlíð) in Greenland. The photographs show a number of reconstructions of everyday items. These include an upright loom, a drum, shoes, and clothes.

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Thjodhild (Þjóðhild) had a church built in the Viking settlement of Brattahlíð (Qassiarsuk), Greenland. The reconstruction shows how the interior might have looked. It is small and would not have accommodated many people.
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