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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


architecture (Scope note)

The subject includes buildings and edifices of any kind, structures and encampments. For interiors of any of the NTs, double-key the relevant term with 'interior'. See also the Object name 'architectural drawing'.