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      • King of Norway This guilded statue of St Olaf stands over the entrance to the former Norway House on the south side of Cockspur Street.
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  2. Jan 25, 2020 · The famous Olav Tryggvason statue on Torvet, Trondheim's market square, in Norway It is believed that Olav Tryggvason was the son of Tryggve Olavsson from Viken. Later sagas claim that Tryggve Olavsson was an offspring of Harald Fairhair (Harald hårfagre), who was said to be the first king of Norway, serving from 872 to 930.

  3. Norwegian Archaeologists Have Found the Shrine of a Miracle ...

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    Nov 24, 2016 · Statue of St. Olaf (Olav) in Austevoll Church. (Nina Aldin Thune/ CC BY SA 2.5 ) The Church Where Olaf Haraldsson was Enshrined as a Saint . Olaf Haraldsson was buried in Nidaros (modern-day Trondheim) and very quickly stories sprang up of miraculous occurrences at his grave site.

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  4. Shrine of St Olaf, Viking miracle maker and king, discovered ...

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    Nov 25, 2016 · Remains of the church where iconic Viking king Olaf Haraldsson was first enshrined as a saint have been discovered in Norway. Known as St Clement's, the church was destroyed after the ruler's death and its exact location had remained a mystery to archaeologists until now. Olaf II Haraldsson, recorded in history as St Olaf, ruled Norway from 1015 to 1028 and went on to become the country's ...

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  5. Nidaros Cathedral, Trondheim, Norway - SpottingHistory.com

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    Nidaros Cathedral is the most important Christian cathedral in Norway. It was built over the burial site of Saint Olaf, the king of Norway in the 11th century, who became the patron saint of the nation. It is the traditional location for the consecration of the King of Norway and the northernmost medieval cathedral in the world.

  6. Olaf III of Norway - Wikipedia

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    A memorial to King Olaf Kyrre was placed in Bergen, Norway in connection with the city's 900-year anniversary. The abstract equestrian statue by noted Norwegian sculptor, Knut Steen , was unveiled on 21 May 1998.

  7. Olaf Tryggvason - Wikipedia

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    He is said to have built the first Christian church in Norway, in 995, and to have founded the city of Trondheim in 997. A statue of Olaf Tryggvason is located in the city's central plaza. Historical information on Olaf is sparse. He is mentioned in some contemporary English sources, and some skaldic poems.

  8. Olaf II of Norway - Wikipedia

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    Olaf II Haraldsson (c. 995 – 29 July 1030), later known as Saint Olaf (and traditionally as St. Olave), was King of Norway from 1015 to 1028. Son of Harald Grenske, a petty king in Vestfold, Norway, he was posthumously given the title Rex Perpetuus Norvegiae (English: Eternal/Perpetual King of Norway) and canonised at Nidaros by Bishop Grimkell, one year after his death in the Battle of ...

  9. The King Bele Statue - Sculptures in Sogndal - Sognefjord

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    In 1913, The German emperor Wilhelm II, gave this statue of King Bele to the norwegian people. Across the fjord he also erected the large statue of Fritjov Den Frøkne, said to be in love with King Bele´s beautiful daughter, Ingebjørg. The statues were inspired by the swedish poet Elias Tegner and his story "Fritjovs Saga".

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