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RTI wurde im Jahr 2001 von Mitarbeitern der Hewlett-Packard Laboratories entwickelt und erstmalig in einem Paper mit dem Titel „Polynomal Texture Maps“ beschrieben. Die daraus entstandene unter der GNU General Public License 3 veröffentliche Software RTIBuilder erstellt ein mathematisches Modell der Oberfläche des fotografierten Objekts und ermöglicht so eine interaktive Neuauslichtung des Objekts in der […]

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In the spring of 2014, a Viking Age rune-stone was discovered at Sockburn, in Cleveland, a site already associated with a considerable number of Anglo-Scandinavian sculptures in the form of both hogbacks and crosses. The poster presents a preliminary interpretation of the inscription by the members of the Cleveland team of the Languages, Myths and […]

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For those who are interested in Danish history the Jelling dynasty from the second half of the 10th century to 1042 has had a special meaning. The successive 6 kings from Gorm the Old (-958) to Hardecnut (-1042) transformed a small Danish kingdom into one of the most influential states in Northern Europe in the […]

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My poster addresses the issue of writing and reading runes in medieval Scandinavia from the perspective of specific visual strategies of runic literacy. The poster highlights the question of whether certain inscriptions allow us to trace a practice of employing recurring graphematic representations of particular ‘runic words’ or ‘phrases’ that stand visually and topographically distinct. […]

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