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The geographic central point in the historic presentation is the north eastern part of Zealand and the north western part of Scania. The reasons for this are among other things that the area in many ways has been scene of events, which have been crucial for the entire Sound region. But there are also glimpses of other parts of the Sound region, for example Skanør/Falsterbo in connection with the markets in the Middle Ages, Lund as a centre of the Catholic church, Malmø as an important starting point for the Reformation and Copenhagen as the largest city in the Sound region.
Øresundstid is, like most historic presentations, divided chronologically. The purpose has been to create an overview and/or separate the distinctive traits of one period from other periods.
It must be noted that there is no objective truth to how history can be divided into eras. Internationally there exist various traditions when it comes to the names and periods of epochs. As Øresundstid is available in Danish, Swedish and English, we ave chosen to structure the main menu according to the centuries..
The division of the main menu is not structured according to cultural epochs like the Renaissance, the Baroque, the Age of Enlightenment etc. Neither in political epochs like the reign of nobility, absolute monarchy or periodic terms linked to economic conditions. It is very difficult to date and define all these terms precisely.
The chronological structure of Øresundstid follows the classic division: The past, the Middle Ages, recent times. The period between the past and the Middle Ages is bounded around the 12th century in the Sound region. The reason for this is mainly that a political central power was formed at this period, and that the Christian church had established a decisive influence. (The arch diocese of Lund is founded in 1103).
We have thus chosen centuries as our starting points. In the individual chapters, however, you will find the Scandinavian designations.
We believe that this is an easily understood structure, where we can, across the borders, communicate the history of the Sound region.

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