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Runes: Cuneiform to the Alphabet (Reading the Past) (original 1987; edition 1987)

by R. I. Page (Author)

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In Orkney, Shetland and the Scottish Islands, in Ireland, the Isle of Man and above all in Scandinavia, travelers still come upon great memorial stones, inscribed with the curious angular alphabet called runes. This is the story of these inscriptions from the earliest Continental carvings of the late second century A.D. through to the Viking age.… (more)
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Title:Runes: Cuneiform to the Alphabet (Reading the Past)
Authors:R. I. Page (Author)
Info:British Museum Press (1987), Edition: First Edition, 64 pages
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well illustrated and easy to understand. ( )
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The traveller through Sweden will often have observed, set up by way-sides, at river crossings or on open greens, standing stones with inscriptions in a curious, rather angular, script---the famous rune-stones.
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