Viking Rune Stone (Sanda, Sweden)

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Emma Groeneveld
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published on 01 November 2017
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Top part of a rune stone found at Sanda, Gotland, Sweden, dating to the Viking Age, thought to depict Odin, Thor and Freyr. The runic inscription reads: 'Rodvisl and Farbjörn and Gunbjörn' (The Swedish History Museum/Historiska Museet, Stockholm).

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Emma Groeneveld
Emma has studied History; Ancient History. During her Master's she focused on Herodotus as well as the juicy politics of ancient courts, but more recently she has been immersing herself in everything prehistoric.

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Groeneveld, E. (2017, November 01). Viking Rune Stone (Sanda, Sweden). World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7514/viking-rune-stone-sanda-sweden/

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Groeneveld, Emma. "Viking Rune Stone (Sanda, Sweden)." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 01, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7514/viking-rune-stone-sanda-sweden/.

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Groeneveld, Emma. "Viking Rune Stone (Sanda, Sweden)." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 01 Nov 2017. Web. 22 Sep 2021.