A chance discovery is shedding new light on early Norse history, after two old school-friends, armed only with a metal detector stumbled across a gold treasure trove. More than 20 gold artefacts, weighing almost a kilo, were found buried in a field in the Danish...
AARS President, Loraine Jensen to attend and present at International Symposium on Runes and Runic Inscriptions
AARS President, Loraine Jensen will attend and present at the Ninth International Symposium on Runes and Runic Inscriptions. View the symposium website here
In one week, archaeologists found two objects with runes in the Medieval Park in Oslo.
Congratulations to AARS Blog author, Tristan Mueller-Vollmer http://runicstudies.org/tristan-mueller-vollmer/ Tristan successfully defended his important and interesting dissertation, Personal Names on Swedish Viking Age Runestones.The dissertation is now available...
This story is from StarTribune.com.The full story, with any associated images and links can be viewed here. By Alan Yuhas New York Times September 30, 2021 — 6:38pm Doubts crept in around Greenland, which looked so good it was frankly suspicious, and questions soon...
The National History Museum of Stockholm reopens its Vikings exhibit and Nature publishes an article about Viking heredity
Watch the celebration of the event here:
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.