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There is a great variety of spelling of the same words and word forms in the runic inscriptions. This is something you cannot find in present-day texts. Obviously, the main reason for this spelling variability is the absence of any spelling standards. The main goal of this study was to find the factors of the […]

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In 2006 an organization was founded to help put runic studies on a more scientific basis, the American Association for Runic Studies (AARS). Its mission is two-fold: to promote academic and scholarly research regarding runes and runic-like letters in Europe and North America and to counter the unscientific claims being thrust upon school children, college […]

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The goal of this work is to classify the types of the “lock” element and its functions in the ornaments of the Uppland runestones. The lock is a natural (in a picture of a snake) or an artificial element of the ornament connecting the opposite ends of the snake, on which the runic inscription is […]

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