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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


Kelmscott Press (Biographical details)

Kelmscott Press (manufacturer/factory; British; 1890 - 1898)

Also known as

Kelmscott Press


Founded by William Morris and Walker Emery, in Hammersmith, shortly after the Arts and Crafts Exhibition of 1888