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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


John de Monins Johnson (Biographical details)

John de Monins Johnson (academic/intellectual; British; Male; 1882 - 1956)

Also known as

Johnson, John de Monins


Classical scholar and papyrologist.


Charles Batey, ‘Johnson, John de Monins (1882–1956)’, rev. Julie Anne Lambert, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/34203, accessed 6 March 2009]