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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

 
Ormeley Lodge, Ham Common; landscape with three foreground figures on r, large house in distance
Pen and grey ink and brown and grey wash

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1962,0714.23

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Ormeley Lodge, Ham Common; landscape with three foreground figures on r, large house in distance Pen and grey ink and brown and grey wash

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