Statue of St. Sunniva in front of Haakon's Hall

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Wanda Marcussen
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published on 25 August 2021
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A monument and statue dedicated to St. Sunniva (10th century), the patron saint of the Diocese of Bjørgvin, on the site where the now lost Christ Church would have stood in medieval Bergen. In the background is Haakon's Hall, which was built during the 13th century by King Håkon Håkonsson (r.1217-1263).

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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. (2021, August 25). Statue of St. Sunniva in front of Haakon's Hall. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14490/statue-of-st-sunniva-in-front-of-haakons-hall/

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Marcussen, Wanda. "Statue of St. Sunniva in front of Haakon's Hall." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 25, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14490/statue-of-st-sunniva-in-front-of-haakons-hall/.

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Marcussen, Wanda. "Statue of St. Sunniva in front of Haakon's Hall." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 25 Aug 2021. Web. 24 Sep 2021.