By (author) R. I. Page
Runes by R. I. Page
Book DescriptionIn Orkney, Shetland and the Scottish Islands, in Ireland, the Isle of Man and above all in Scandinavia, travelers still come upon great memorial stones, inscribed with the curious angular alphabet called runes. This is the story of these inscriptions from the earliest Continental carvings of the late second century A.D. through to the Viking age.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780520061149
(241mm x 171mm x 6mm)
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 9-Jun-1987
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author R. I. Page
Chronicles of the Vikings, Paperback (February 2014)
Reveals how the Vikings saw themselves: portrayed in their own writings or in the reports of people who knew them closely. Using a series of translations from primary sources including runic inscriptions, literary works, rare historical accounts and eye-witness reports, this book brings the Viking world to life.
Introduction to English Runes, Paperback (April 2003)
Provides introduction to the use of runes as a practical script for a variety of purposes in Anglo-Saxon England.
Runes and Runic Inscriptions, Paperback (February 1998)» View all books by R. I. Page
Suitable for both runologist and Anglo-Saxonist alike, this title presents discussion of the forms of the runic alphabet and interpretations of individual inscriptions, with consideration of matters on which runes throw light - magic, paganism and literacy.
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