Excerpt from Northern Mythology, Comprising the primary well known Traditions and Superstitions of Scandinavia, North Germany, and the Netherlands, Vol. three of three: Compiled From unique and different Sources
Four stones stand just about one another, one among that is continually a lot higher than the remaining. Such monuments at the moment are recognized through the identify of one 'Ehrengang,' or stroll of honour, simply because, in precedent days, princes and chieftains, after a victory, the following, it really is stated, made their solemn processions, followed with many ceremonies. close to Nehmten, among Bornhoved and Stocksee, and at the Kremsfeld close to Segeberg, those monuments are within the most sensible preservation.
Near Raubierg, within the bailiwick of Apenrade, there's a spot set around with stones, referred to as Kongens Heststald (the Kings stable), the place there has been as soon as an outstanding battle.
The Lime-Tree In Nortorf.
On the south-west facet of the churchyard in Nortorf 1 there stands a venerable three-branched lime-tree, underneath whose boughs courts of justice, fairs, marriages, contracts, and so on. have been anciently held and made. All contracts have been there made orally, and have been sealed, because it used to be referred to as, with a 'doppen.' This doppen consisted in easily urgent the thumb opposed to the trunk of the tree.
Between Blumenthal and Sprenge, to the south of Kiel, there stood previously the sacred Schwerk- or Dreieiche (triple oak). In its area lay an vastly large stone, of which a component of from 30 to forty toes lengthy and 20 toes huge used to be to be noticeable within the final century. A hill difficult by means of is named the Heiligenberg (Sacred hill). Westphal. Monum. Ined. iv. pref. 216, and the illustration No. 21. Schroder Topographie von Holstein, i.60.
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