Ancient "book" of Runes, Norway, 15th Century

Ancient "book" of Runes, Norway, c. Proved the religion, language, and writing of the vikings.

Ancient Scandinavia: Runes

Ch 'Mr Darcy's equations might have been ancient runes to him.' This pic - Codex Runicus, a vellum manuscript from approximately AD 1300 containing one of the oldest and best preserved texts of the Scanian Law, is written entirely in runes.

how-to-read-runes

Resources

Viking Ships at Sunrise Free printable how-to-read-runes guide, and two rune message decoding worksheets. Also lots of coloring pagesto accompany "The Last Viking" by Norman Jorgensen.

Ever seen a medieval roll hidden inside a book? Meter-long farmer's calendar kept in a binding (HagueKB130E26). - Erik Kwakkel (Twitter)

Medieval roll hidden inside a book Meter-long farmer's calendar kept in a…

Anglo-Saxon Runes - for the notorious you know who!

The Anglo Saxons spoke Germanic languages and were not very good at reading and writing. Instead They used symbols called runes. Whereas the Britains who were pushed westward understood the Roman language of Latin and could read and write.

Sumerian cuneiform

Details of the Sumerian cuneiform script, the world's oldest writing system, which was used to write Sumerian, a semitic language spoken in Mesopotamia (modern day Iraq and Syria) until about 500 AD.

Mittelalterliche Box für Bücher. Gehörte zu Anne Boleyn

Manuscript Case Date: first half century Culture: French Medium: Tortoise Shell and ivory Dimensions: Overall: 4 x 3 x 1 in. x x cm) Classification: Ivories Accession Number: The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Manuscript Case

Viking Dragon Stone at the Viking Center of Ribe, Denmark  Doing this for my retirement homestead entryway

Fun way to mark the entrance of a viking campsite at an SCA event. Viking Dragon Stone at the Viking Center of Ribe, Denmark

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