seen it yet my selves, and the photos
are nicked from Kulturarv.dk.
This big boulder of Dyvelstenen
found quite close to the road on a field
Issehoved 7, 8305 Samsø - and across the
GPS: 55°58'35.7"N 10°33'27.3"E
metres high, 1,9 metres wide and 3,4 meters
Meaning of the
name: I really don't know. A "Dyvel"
is a dowel - and that does not make
stone was thrown by a giant on Mols, who
threw three stones at Nordby Church.
The stone was thrown by a giant on Hjelm
after a giant on Samsø.
To get a little brother, you had to put
wholemeal bread on the stone, but for a
sister small bread (unleavened bread of
Small bread must be placed on the stone
if it is to become a boy.
We have all come from Dyvelstenen. They
had to drive out to the stone to pick up
the baby, and the midwife had to bring a
The small children come from
The children were picked up outside at
In the old days, young childless women
made a pilgrimage to the
Dyvelstenen and sacrificed small
dolls on it - then they would have
The children were told that the midwives
picked them up at the
The giant on Helles visits the giant on
Samsø and gets a promise on his
beautiful daughter. She converted to
Christianity and persuaded her father to
build Nordby Church. She lets the king
of Helles know that he will not get her
without him becoming a Christian. He
gets so furious that he throws three
stones at the church (Galgestenen,
Dyvelstenen and Stenen på Issehoved).
A girl on Djursland was dating a boy
from Samsø. He let her down and found a
girl from Samsø. When the wedding took
place in Nordby Church, the despised
girl tried to throw a stone from
Djursland towards the church, but it did