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Hunnestad Monument - (Swedish: Hunnestadsmonumentet), was once located at Hunnestad in Marsvinsholm north-west of Ystad, Sweden. It was the largest and most famous of the Viking Age monuments in Scania, and in Denmark, only comparable to the Jelling stones.  (Read  m ore below in the comments.)

Ole Worm's depiction of the Hunnestad monuments before all but three were destroyed. Hunnestad in Marsvinsholm north-west of Ystad, Sweden

EKSEMPLER PÅ GOTLANDSKE BILLEDSTENER ETTER 700 E.KR

EKSEMPLER PÅ GOTLANDSKE BILLEDSTENER ETTER 700 E.KR

SAGA OF RAGNAR LODBROK: If you watch the VIKINGS television show, you've met a version of Ragnar Loðbrók. If you want to meet the "original" Ragnar, you should read his saga. It's short, it's exciting, it's better than TV it's the new featured free eBook in The Norse Mythology Online Library. Download the free eBook (PDF format) at http://www.norsemyth.org/p/books.html

The Norse Mythology Online Library Featured Free eBook The Poetic Edda Translated by Henry Adams Bellows Read Online

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jpg tells the dramatic story of Gerlög and Inga documented for posterity on this runestone sometime between 1060 and 1100

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Galloway hoard - Treasures from the Viking world, the arm rings are bound to reveal more details in the years to come. The runic inscription on the upper band, for example, has yet to be studied

Hunnestad Stone before it was broken. Drawing from 1643 by Ole Worm, who is usually rather accurate in his drawings.

Hunnestad Stone before it was broken. Drawing from 1643 by Ole Worm, who is usually rather accurate in his drawings.

Runic embroidered leather shoe from the medieval wharf district of 12th century Bryggen (Berggen, Norway) Shoe B605 (Spurkland and van der Hoek, 2005;183) reads ...am(or)u-iciþomnia..., which has been normalised to amor vincit omnia (love conquers all). A total of 5 shoes have been found embroidered in both Latin and Old Norse.

Embroidered and incised leather shoes from Bryggen in Bergen, from the century, decorated with runes!

Rune stone, Näsby Odensala, Uppland, Sweden, via Flickr.

Rune stone (U in Näsby Odensala. The inscription says: "Ingefast had this stone raised in memory of Torkel, his father, and in memory of Gunhild, his mother. They both drowned". Runsten (U vid Näsby Odensala.

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