Medieval Inscription Found in Teutonic Knights’ Castle of Cēsis

June 29, 2020 - General
Main: Cēsis Castle in Latvia (CC by SA 3.0). Inset: Inscription found at Cēsis Castle. Inset: Alens Opolskis

The famous Cēsis Castle in central Latvia has given up an ancient secret carved within its bloodstained stone walls. Cēsis Castle is one of the most iconic medieval castles in Latvia. Founded in 1213 or 1214 AD by the Livonian Brothers of the Sword, it prospered from 1237 AD during its time as one of the key administrative and economic centers of the Teutonic Order. 

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