The Danish Flag Descends From Heaven

Illustration

Patrick Tinkham
by Christian August Lorentzen
published on 05 October 2018
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Depicted here is the Battle of Lyndanisse (1219 CE), in which, according to legend, the Danish flag appeared to King Valdemar II of Denmark. This appears to be a reference to the cross appearing to Constantine I before the Battle of Milvian Bridge. (State Museum of Art, Copenhagen)

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Lorentzen, C. A. (2018, October 05). The Danish Flag Descends From Heaven. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9235/the-danish-flag-descends-from-heaven/

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Lorentzen, Christian August. "The Danish Flag Descends From Heaven." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 05, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9235/the-danish-flag-descends-from-heaven/.

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Lorentzen, Christian August. "The Danish Flag Descends From Heaven." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 05 Oct 2018. Web. 25 Oct 2021.