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A fundamental working tool for the joint RuneS project will be a comprehensive database for documenting, describing and analyzing all research results of the three research centres. At the heart of this database the file “find” will compile necessary primary information on the runic inscriptions themselves comprising, among other things, the name(s) of the respective […]

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In recent years, researchers involved in projects representing the Runic writing system electronically have discovered that the repertoire in the Unicode Standard / ISO 10646 is insufficient. In order to address this shortcoming, we hereby propose establishing a Runic Font Initiative. Like the Medieval Unicode Font Initiative (MUFI) and other, similar initiatives, which have been successful on just […]

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