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By Tineke Looijenga

This quantity gathers all older fu ark inscriptions present in Denmark, Germany, England, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Hungary, Bosnia, Rumania, Norway and Sweden. It comprises essays on early runic writing, the old and archaeological contexts of runic items, and a brand new thought at the beginning of runic writing. The booklet includes additionally a listing of the runic inscriptions present in the areas pointed out above. offers datings, readings and interpretations, plus constrained photo, orthographic and linguistic analyses of the inscriptions from the above pointed out corpora, whole with concise bibliographical references. the final goal has been to supply the reader with a realistic survey of the oldest inscripti-ons from the aforementioned components, including correct archaeological and cultural-historical facts. The e-book is very beneficial for runologists, scholars and others drawn to runes, similar to archaeologists, historians, linguists and amateurs. it truly is truly a instruction manual protecting all older runic inscriptions and their context."

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