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New additions to the modest corpus of Anglo-Saxon runic inscriptions are always to be welcomed, and a number of new discoveries have been made in recent years.  This paper reports on two inscriptions in Britain, one of which can be added to the Anglo-Saxon corpus and one to the less well-studied corpus of probable modern […]

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The Old English runic corpus contains (at least) thirty-six inscriptions on stone monuments, almost all from the north of England, produced in the period ca. 700-900. The texts recorded vary greatly in length, content, care of execution, placement on the monument, and quality of survival. The majority of these inscribed monuments are memorials and many […]

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The aim of this paper is to revise and further analyse the functions of the runes ᛞ and ᛗ in the Glosses to the Lindisfarne Gospels. The work presented here is part of a project funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation which addresses various aspects of the morphosyntax and lexis of the […]

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The Anglo-Saxon runic poem is often regarded as the most popular and well-known representative of the English runica manuscripta tradition. It was discovered on a separate folio attached to MS Cotton Otho B. X, which, unfortunately, was lost in the 1731 Cottonian fire. The existence of the folio and its runes were recorded twice before […]

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