Bemaerkninger Om En Dansk Runesteen Fra Det Ellevte Aarhundrede

Bemaerkninger Om En Dansk Runesteen Fra Det Ellevte Aarhundrede

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1854 edition. Excerpt: ...the middle. (L 979, B 7.33; Verelii Runographia p. 87; Peringskitild, Notae in vitam Theodorici p. 475.) Alrekr reisti stein: "Alrek raised this stone: son Sigrltiar, the son of Sigrid at sinn ftidur Spjot, -at his father Spiot, sz i er vestarla ' who in the Western parts um vzirit hafdi had in the spring-time borg um hrotna broken a castle ok um barda, . and beaten eke, (for) hann (ok) garsar he and all his lads (med) Gauti allir, went with Gaut." After the first line in prose here also follows a complete stanza of eight lines in the ancient metre (forn.1/rdalag). SuKnunu on the Bro stone (n.3 above p. 335-336) we must suppose to be a man's name Sigurdr or Sigraudr, and if may be inferred from a stone in the Mora mountain opposite to the garden of Sundbyholm in the neighbouring parish of Jiider, that this has been the husband (bdndi) of Sigrid, the daughter of Orm and mother of Alrik (L 984): "Sigridr gtirdi brd hessa, modir Alriks, dettir Orms, fur szilu Holmgars, ftidur Sukrudar buanda sins." This Sigraud has been named Sigraufir spjot, after the same manner as Sigurdr blldr, one of Olaf Tryggvason's champions in the sea-fight of Svtilder (see Fornmanna Stigur 2 p. 252). This man has died long before Sigrid, and from this may be explained that Alrik is called the son of Sigrid. The explanation of the last distich is difficult. The penultimate word may perhaps be read GUTI rather than sum. KARSI occurs as a man's name on two Runic stones (L 506, 5.15), and it means probably the same as gfisse, a lad in modern Swedish; it is analogous to Finnish lzlossi, French gargmn, Celtish gas, a young boy. I 16. (district of West Rekarne, parish of Tumbo): above the door of the church; the stone..show more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236763114
  • 9781236763112