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Runic Dictionary

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Br Barnes23 (Br Barnes23) - Maeshowe

inscription; SRDB period: M m 1100-t; not skaldic;

Britain
Location: Maeshowe;
Google maps: 58.996635,-3.188470
Links: (image)

Samnordisk runtextdatabas:
siglum: Br Barnes23 M 
place: Maeshowe 
parish:  
district: Orkney 
placement:  
coordinates: HY 318127 (58.9963736111111 ; -3.18710222222222) 
original place?:  
new coords:  
RAÄ number:  
rune types: norska 
cross form:  
period/dating: M m 1100-t 
style group:  
inscriber:  
material/object: gravkummel 
other:  
reference:  
image link: http://www.kms.raa.se/cocoon/bild/show-image.html?id=16000300014374  
rune text: sia * hǫuhr * uar * fyr * laþin : hælt=r * loþbroka=r * syner * hænar
þæir uǫro * huater * slit uǫro * mæn * sæm þæir uǫro fyre ser 
old west norse: Sá haugr var fyrr hlaðinn heldr Loðbrókar. Synir hennar,
þeir váru hvatir, slíkt váru menn, sem þeir váru fyrir sér. 
original language: Sá haugr var fyrr hlaðinn heldr Loðbrókar. Synir hennar,
þeir váru hvatir, slíkt váru menn, sem þeir váru fyrir sér. 
english: §A This mound was constructed before Loðbrók's. Her sons, §B they were daring; such were men as they were of themselves (=they were the sort of people you would really call men).  
User-contributed fields:
references to women (MZ):  
magic category (CO):  
magic attitude (CO): neutral 
invocation to (DD):  
object (PC): grave cairn 
material (PC): stone 
object/material translation (PC): grave cairn 

other readings/interpretations

images

Br Barnes23, 1 (j1dpi)
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