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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


David Scott (Biographical details)

David Scott (printmaker; painter/draughtsman; British; Male; 1806 - 1849)

Also known as

Scott, David


Draughtsman illustrator, engraver and painter. Son of Robert Scott, the engraver, and brother of William Bell Scott.. b. Edinburgh, trained as engraver under his father, but turned painter. Lived two years in Italy.