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Six Letters That Could Re-write Slavic History

Six Letters That Could Re-write Slavic History

The stunning discovery of a runic carving found on a bone may change the history of Slavic writing by centuries.   https://www.rferl.org/a/early-slavs-archeological-discovery-runes-alphabet-germanic-lany-czech/31110277.html  

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Customized Runic JewelryLinks AARS and Lakselaget

Customized Runic Jewelry
Links AARS and Lakselaget

AARS enjoys the opportunity to reach out to cultural organizations with what may be new insight into their Scandinavian heritage. Presentations on the subject of runes led to a true linking of old and new for an enthusiastic women’s organization, Lakselaget. Founded...

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Uppsala University Creates Runes Database

Uppsala University Creates Runes Database

Uppsala University's Department of Scandinavian Languages has launched a comprehensive, unique searchable database of runes. You can find it here: https://www.nordiska.uu.se/forskn/samnord.htm/?languageId=1  

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Vikings Artifacts Tour to Visit Montana

Vikings Artifacts Tour to Visit Montana

Viking Artifacts from Uppsala University will be on tour at the Museum of the Rockies at Montana State, May 29--Sept. 19, 2021. Learn more at https://museumoftherockies.org/exhibit/the-vikings-begin  

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A Runestone’s Fate and Adventures

A Runestone’s Fate and Adventures

Uppsala University Magazine reports on the irony of the Orby Rune. Dedicated to a ship's captain it continued to travel after his passing.  pp. 44-45. https://issuu.com/nyahorisonter/docs/uum2020-eng.web  

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Religions Clash Over Serpent Mound

Religions Clash Over Serpent Mound

Deputies intervened when a Christian prayer group and Native Americans faced off at the Great Serpent Mound, the Native American national historic site in Ohio. Native Americans say it is a sacred site.  Protestors say a serpent rendition releases "dark energy."...

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