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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


Araki Nobuyoshi (荒木経惟) (Biographical details)

Araki Nobuyoshi (荒木経惟) (photographer; Japanese; Male; 1940)

Also known as

Araki, Nobuyoshi




Discussed in Yoshiaki Kai, "Sunappu: A Genre of Japanese Photography, 1930-1980" (PhD, City University of New York, 2012).