14th to 17th century (Temporal Keyword)

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Sacred, Forgotten and Remembered – Forgotten Sacred Places in Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Titta Kallio-Seppä. Terhi T. Tanska.

In this paper we discuss how sacred places in Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland lost their sacred meanings. Churches and graveyards in the early 17th century town of Oulu and 14th to early 17th century rural Ii were destroyed, forgotten and eventually turned into part of secular residential areas. Consequently the social memory of these places changes over time, becoming forgotten, then erroneously remembered, and finally rediscovered and brought to public attention by archaeologists....