Some historic receptions of ancient monuments

During various historic periods many megaliths remained recognisable as ancient monuments. As such they were appreciated by people for different reasons, within the context of their respective history cultures and cultural memories. These historic receptions of ancient monuments are often reflected in their folklore.

At different times during their long life-histories, megaliths in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern were meaningful as

Sometimes, clearance efforts by farmers led to the complete destruction and removal of megaliths from the fields.

© Cornelius Holtorf