Monastery Ruins on Selja Island, Norway

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Wanda Marcussen
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published on 28 July 2020
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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). Behind is the trail up to the sacred cave in the mountain side.

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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). Monastery Ruins on Selja Island, Norway. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12532/monastery-ruins-on-selja-island-norway/

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Marcussen, Wanda. "Monastery Ruins on Selja Island, Norway." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 28, 2020. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12532/monastery-ruins-on-selja-island-norway/.

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Marcussen, Wanda. "Monastery Ruins on Selja Island, Norway." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 28 Jul 2020. Web. 22 Sep 2021.