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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Vg 216 (Vg216) - Högstena k:a

inscription; SRDB period: M 1100-t;

Sweden: Västergötland
Location: Högstena churchyard, Gudhems härad, Västergötland - now in SHM (16.449), Sweden;
Swedish map: X:1377456 Y:6458466
Google maps: 58.2327,13.7193
RAÄ: Högstena 22:3
Links: (image)

Samnordisk runtextdatabas:
siglum: Vg 216 M 
place: Högstena kyrkogård 
parish: Högstena sn 
district: Gudhems hd 
placement: SHM (16449) 
coordinates: 6458466:1377456 
original place?:  
new coords:  
RAÄ number: 22:3 [objektid=10194400220003] 
rune types:  
cross form:  
period/dating: M 1100-t 
style group:  
material/object: bronsbleck 
image link:  
rune text: kal anda uiþr kankla uiþr riþa(n)da uiþ ¶ uiþr rinanda uiþr s--ianda uiþ¶r sikn--a uiþr f-r(a)(n)da uiþr (f)liuh¶(a)=n(d)a s-- a(l)(t) fu--na uk um du-a 
old west norse: Gal anda viðr, gǫngla viðr, ríðanda viðr, viðr rinnanda, viðr s[it]janda, viðr sign[and]a, viðr f[a]randa, viðr fljúganda. S[kal] alt fy[r]na ok um dey[j]a. 
original language: Gal anda viðr, gangla viðr, riðanda viðr, viðr rinnanda, viðr s[it]ianda, viðr sign[and]a, viðr f[a]randa, viðr fliuganda. S[kal] allt fy[r]na ok um døy[i]a. 
english: (I) practice witchcraft against the spirit, against the walking (spirit), against the riding, against the running, against the sitting, against the sinking, against the travelling, against the flying. Everything shall loose its vitality and die.  
User-contributed fields:
references to women (MZ):  
magic category (CO):  
magic attitude (CO): neutral 
invocation to (DD):  
object (PC): bronsbleck 
material (PC): metal, bronze 
object/material translation (PC):  


Vg 216, 1 (g1dpi) Vg 216, 1 (h200dpi)
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