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Rune stone "Bjälbostenen", Bjälbo Church, Östergötland, Sweden

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Rune stone "Bjälbostenen", Bjälbo Church, Östergötland, Sweden

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"The Bjälbo stone" (Ög 64). The runestone let into the wall of Bjälbo Church. The inscription says: "Valiant men raised this stone in memory of Grep, their guild-brother, son of Judde. Love carved the runes"...Bjälbostenen (Ög 64). Runstenen inmurad i muren till Bjälbo kyrka. Inskriften säger: "Käcke män reste denna sten efter Grep, sin gillesbroder, Juddes son. Love ristade runorna"...Parish (socken): Bjälbo.Province (landskap): Östergötland.Municipality (kommun): Mjölby.County (län): Östergötland..Photograph by: Erik Brate.Date: 1907.Format: Glass plate negative..: id=16001000182385 ( http://id=16001000182385 )

Viking Runes (Norse Runes) were created in the Roman era to write the earliest forms of the Germanic language. They were eventually used by the Norse, Anglo-Saxons, and Germans. For over a thousand years, the runes evolved into writing styles that fit the needs of contemporary Germanic culture.

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