A fascinating and complex history of the church has been uncovered, beginning with the original wooden church and leading to a sequence of three major rebuildings, corresponding in time with the transformation from Viking king Olaf to the royal saint St. Olaf of Norway.
Category: St. Clement’s
Archaeologists working at the St.Clement excavation in Trondheim recently found a unique 11th century crucifix.
When archaeologists in the autumn of 2016 found what is probably the remains of the church of St. Clement, it was a small sensation. The finding was made in Søndre gate in Trondheim city center, and in February this year, the archaeological investigations continued.
Archaeologists in Norway find the church where the Viking king Olaf Haraldsson was first enshrined as a saint. The find is sensational because it confirms Norse saga accounts of important events that occurred at the dawn of Christianity in Norway.