In a free webinar on March 21, a panel of academics will discuss why hate groups co-opt ancient runic symbols. You can register here: https://www.nordicmuseum.org/product/5694
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
Registration is required. Event is free. See post for details.
The New Yorker Magazine has named Neil Price's history of the Vikings to its Top 20 book list for 2020. It saluted his recapturing of true Viking history and culture. Read more at:...
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
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
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
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."...
Archeologists recently discovered a rune lost in Sweden for more than 400 years. Here is the story recently published by Ancient Pages: https://www.ancientpages.com/2020/12/16/unique-lost-runestone-hunnestad-monument-finally-found-after-300-years-in-sweden/
Hej, Runatics, You may have already heard this fabulous news, but another, and heretofore unknown, runestone has been discovered in Sweden, and it has understandably made the Swedish news as the “find of the year!” Here is the story recently published on the Svenska...