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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


Amun (Biographical details)

Amun (deity; Egyptian; Male)

Also known as

Amun; Amon; Ammon


One of the Ogdoad, the eight deities representing primeval chaos; deity and supreme god of Ancient Egyptian pantheon. Recorded in some inscriptions as He of Ipetsut; Good Goose; He Who is Primeval; Given Life; King of the Gods.