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To celebrate Vikings Live, we have replaced our Roman alphabet with the runic alphabet used by the Vikings, the Scandinavian ‘Younger Futhark’. The ‘Younger Futhark’ has only 16 letters, so we have used some of the runic letters more than once or combined two runes for one Roman letter.

For an excellent introduction to runes, we recommend Martin Findell’s book published by British Museum Press.

More information about how we have ‘runified’ this site

 

Viking Adventures from the British Museum will be a lively and interactive film which has been designed for a schools and family audience .

Schools will be able to visit their local cinemas on Thursday 5 June and other dates on demand, and selected cinemas will show Viking Adventures as a family show throughout the summer. Viking Adventures will be tailor-made for 7-11 year olds keen to discover more about life in the Viking Age.

More about Vikings Adventures 

Vikings Adventures

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