About the Society

Jutland Archaeological Society was founded in 1951. Its aim is to promote archaeological research and to make archaeology accessible to anyone interested. For example, by publishing the annual journal ‘Kuml’ and a range of other academic books, and by arranging lectures, tours and excursions.

Ribe 700-1050

From Emporium to Civitas in Southern Scandinavia

By Morten Søvsø

This book provides a comprehensive presentation and analysis of the archaeology of Ribe through to the end af the Viking Period. Alongside that, the book has a major topographical section which discusses West Jutland in this period and the connexions between Ribe and the hinterland of the town. In addition, a concluding chapter discusses the origin og towns in Southern Scandinavia.