Episode 3: The younger futhark and Viking Age runestones

The Jelling runestone. Photo:
Roberto Fortuna, The National Museum of Denmark (CC BY-SA).

In this episode, I’m all on my own, talking a bit about the younger futhark and the runestones of 11th century Sweden. I also act as a runic tourist guide, telling the listeners to visit Jelling if they have the chance and introducing the new slogan Come to Uppland: Rune Country.

Inscriptions mentioned in this episode:


From the Elder to the Younger Futhark. Illustration: Marco Bianchi (CC BY)

Runestone U 1011 Örby, now in the University Park in Uppsala. Photo: Marco Bianchi (CC BY).

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