Runic Inscription

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Grumpan Bracteate - Runic Inscription
... The following is a drawing of the inscription made by Sigurd Agrell (Lapptrummor och Runmagi, 1934) Transliteration fuþarkgw hnijïp tbeml(ŋ)(o)d The Grumpan bracteate is damaged at the upper end ... believed that bracteates such as that found at Grumpan were used as amulets with the futhark inscription part of the amulet's magical power ...
Greece Runestones - The Runestones - Nomenclature
... Every runic inscription is shown with its ID code that is used in scholarly literature to refer to the inscription, and it is only obligatory to give the first two parts of it ... The first part is one or two letters that represent the area where the runic inscription appears, e.g ... The second part represents the order in which the inscription is presented in the official national publications (e.g ...
Spånga Church - Runestone
... On one side the stone has a runic inscription within bands with an interior Christian cross design, and on the other side it has a second cross ... This classification is used for those inscriptions where the runic text band ends are straight and do not have any attached serpent or animal heads ... The runic inscription for stylistic reasons has been attributed to a runemaster named Gunnar ...

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