Name found on Viking runestones reveals queen who shaped a nation

Name found on Viking runestones reveals queen who shaped a nation

From CNN:  Two groups of runestones mention a woman named Thyra, and new analysis of the carvings suggests that the runes on both sets of stones were inscribed by the same artisan and refer to the same woman: a Viking queen of considerable power. CNN news post at...
Loraine Jensen to Present at Bemidji  Sons of Norway

Loraine Jensen to Present at Bemidji Sons of Norway

Loraine Jensen will present at the April 30  Bemidgi Sons of Norway meeting, co-hosted with the Bemidji Affiliate of the American Swedish Institute.  This presentation will provide an overview of the thousands of runestones found in Sweden, Norway and Denmark, as well...