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Why do Hate Groups Seize Runic Symbols?

Why do Hate Groups Seize Runic Symbols?

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    

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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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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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Unique Lost Runestone Found

Unique Lost Runestone Found

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/  

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