The Viking Runes. The eldest runestones, inscribed with Norse runes, date from the 4th century. These were the Elder Futhark runes. However, the most of the runestones were created during the late Viking Age and thus inscribed with theYounger Futhark...

The Viking Runes. The eldest runestones, inscribed with Norse runes, date from the century. These were the Elder Futhark runes. However, the most of the runestones were created during the late Viking Age and thus inscribed with theYounger Futhark runes.

Vegvisirs

Know your Vegvisirs. I was drawing these, wondered why the different versions around the place. Nobody can figure out what Björks tattoo actually is, a Galdrabók one roughly done most likely vegvisir symbol

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Language: In the picture above we see the language known as Old Norse. Swedish people speak Swedish, a Germanic language closely related to Norwegian. It is a developed language from Old Norse which was a language spoken by the Vikings.

Norse Runes: Futhark Runic Alphabet - uthark is the name given to a group of runic alphabets. Norse runes were letters used in ancient Germanic languages before the Roman script was adopted. Futhark was used for a long period of time by various peoples to write various languages. Its earlier version is known as the Elder Futhark. Later variant is known as the Younger Futhark. The word Futhark is formed after the first six runes in the rune sequence.  Learn more.  #languages

Nordic runes were used by ancient Germanic tribes. The first Nordic runic alphabet was Elder Futhark. Later it developed into Nordic Younger Futhark runes.

Úlfhéðnar - Odin's men went without their mailcoats and were mad as hounds or wolves, bit their shields...they slew men, but neither fire nor iron had effect upon them.

Úlfhéðnar - Odin's men went without their mailcoats and were mad as hounds or wolves, bit their shields.they slew men, but neither fire nor iron had effect upon th

Adapted from a prayer by Mike Prince in Asatru Book of Blotar and Rituals: Asatru Folk Assembly.

Adapted from a prayer by Mike Prince in Asatru Book of Blotar and Rituals: Asatru Folk Assembly.

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