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Wanda Marcussen
published on 28 July 2020

The monastery ruins on Selja Island, Stad, Norway. The Benedictine abbey was constructed in the 11th century CE and was linked to the legend of Saint Sunniva (10th century CE).

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Wanda Marcussen
Wanda has studied International Relations with specialization in History at The University of Oslo, and is currently studying for her Master's degree in Environmental History at Trinity College Dublin.

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Marcussen, W. (2020, July 28). Selja Monastery. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Marcussen, Wanda. "Selja Monastery." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 28, 2020.

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Marcussen, Wanda. "Selja Monastery." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 28 Jul 2020. Web. 06 Feb 2023.