Rune stone, Norra Stutby, Sorunda, Södermanland, Sweden
Runestone (Sö 226) in Norra Stutby, Sorunda. The inscription says: "Björn and Vibjörn and Ramne and Kättilbjörn raised the stone in memory of Gerbjörn, their father". Runsten (Sö 226) i Norra Stutby, Sorunda. Ristningen säger: ”Björn och Vibjörn och Ramne och Kättilbjörn reste stenen efter Gerbjörn, sin fader". Parish (socken): Sorunda Province (landskap): Södermanland Municipality (kommun): Nynäshamn County (län): Stockholm Photograph by: Erik Brate Date: c. 1900 Format: Glass plate…
Rune stone, Harg, Uppland, Sweden
Runestone (U 448) at Harg. The inscription says: "Igul and Björn had the stone raised in memory of Torsten, their father". Runsten (U 448) vid Hargs gård. Ristningen säger: "Igul och Björn lät resa stenen efter Torsten sin fader". Parish (socken): Odensala Province (landskap): Uppland Municipality (kommun): Sigtuna County (län): Stockholm Photograph by: Erik Brate Date: 1910-1911 Format: Glass plate negative Persistent URL: kmb.raa.se/cocoon/bild/show-image.html?id=16001000182024 Read more…
Rune Stone Dating from the 10th Century, Jelling, Jutland, Denmark, Scandinavia, Europe
Final Dimensions (width x height): 18" x 24" This photographic print is digitally printed on archival photographic paper resulting in vivid, pure color and exceptional detail that is suitable for museum or gallery display. Item #6054849
41 Fabulous Old Photographs of Ancient Rune Stones in Sweden - Flashbak
A king he was on carven throne In many-pillared halls of stone With golden roof and silver floor, And runes of power upon the door. The light of sun and star and moon In shining lamps of crystal hewn Undimmed by cloud or shade of night There shone for ever fair and bright. – The … Continue reading "41 Fabulous Old Photographs of Ancient Rune Stones in Sweden"
How the Nazis abused the history of runes
A brooch inscribed with runes was found in a field in Denmark during the Second World War and tells a story of the use and abuse of runic writing during some of the darkest moments in our history.
Rune stones were erected in memory of the dead and their honourable deeds. These were mostly powerful people. Runic inscriptions tell us about their travels, great achievements and sad fates.