A powerful statement from the Middle Ages

April 6, 2012 - 06:00
Article from University of Bergen

750 years ago King Haakon IV wanted to make a statement about the power of Norway. So he built Haakon's Hall.

In this video doctor Zoë Opačić of Birkbeck University of London and former director of the British Museum, Sir David Wilson, give their view on the royal hall and what it meant for the construction of a Norwegian national identity.

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