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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

 
Portrait of Ram Sunaee Singh in two poses, with a moustache and sideburns, wearing a turban and robe, whilst holding a sword and a wooden barrel with animal figure head. May 1840.
Lithograph

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As2006,Prt.273As2006,Prt.273

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Portrait of Ram Sunaee Singh in two poses, with a moustache and sideburns, wearing a turban and robe, whilst holding a sword and a wooden barrel with animal figure head. May 1840. Lithograph

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