Imer presents a study and catalog of runic writing
in medieval Greenland.
Thomsen, who deciphered the runic writing, translates it as (edice) 'a building'.
As runic writings on the stones found along the Orhon River in Mongolia were not deciphered for a long time, different hypotheses were made about them.
Scholars of the early Germanic script, and of texts written in it, examine the runic artefacts with the older runes, runic writing
confronted with Latin literacy and Christianization, chronology and typology versus regional variation, methodology, and new challenges in the field.
There's Bilbo Baggins' house in Bag End, a map of Middleearth, runic writing
and mystic symbols including the evil eye of sinister sorcerer Sauron.
The discussion of the Latin alphabet, on the other hand, revolves around the reasons for its eventual triumph over the runic writing
CT: Well, the other novel I wrote, which was called Runestruck, was about these two greasemonkeys in a town in Maine finding what appears to be a Viking artifact--that is, it has runic writing
Pointing to runic writing
from the 5th century AD, the author considers the pre-Old English period to have been not entirely deprived of textual material.
our most secret writing, as ancient as Estruscan and runic writings
, but unlike these writings, ours, which is still humming with today's sounds and breaths, is a woman's legacy.