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Tallinn 800 – First Recorded Mention of the City - Set

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  • 30.05.2019
  • Indrek Ilves
  • AS Vaba Maa
  • Offset
  • 71.3 x 29 mm
  • €1.50
About Tallinn 800 – First Recorded Mention of the City

The ancient history of Tallinn dates back to the first century, when a fortress was built in Iru, which also included a settlement. For reasons that are not known at this time, this fortress was abandoned in middle of the 11th century and the Lindanise Castle was built on the current Toompea Hill, which can be considered the centre of the ancient Revala county.

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