Texts & Contexts of the Oldest Runic Inscriptions

Texts & Contexts of the Oldest Runic Inscriptions

by Looijenga, T. Looijenga
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004123962

ISBN-13: 9789004123960

Pub. Date: 07/11/2003

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

This source publication of all older runic inscriptions provides fascinating information about the origin and development of runic writing, together with the archaeological and historical contexts of the objects. Moreover elaborate readings and interpretations are given of the runic texts.

Overview

This source publication of all older runic inscriptions provides fascinating information about the origin and development of runic writing, together with the archaeological and historical contexts of the objects. Moreover elaborate readings and interpretations are given of the runic texts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004123960
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
07/11/2003
Series:
Northern World Series, #4
Pages:
410
Product dimensions:
6.44(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.25(d)

Table of Contents

List of abbreviation
List of maps

1. Runes, Runology and Runologits
2. History, Archeology and Runes
3. On the Origins of Runes
4. Summary and Some Conclusions

Catalogue
5. Early Danish and South-East European Runic inscriptions
6. Bracteates with Runes
7. Continental Runic Inscriptions
8. Early Runic Inscriptions in England
9. Runic Inscriptions in or from the Netherlands

Appendix
Bibliography
Index

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