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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

 

22 April–25 July 2010 The BP Special Exhibition

Italian Renaissance Drawings

Fra Angelico to Leonardo

Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli, Rapael Titian

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Fra Angelico to Leonardo:
Italian Renaissance drawings

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