Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Ög 81 (Ög81) - Högby gamla kyrka

inscription; SRDB period: V s 900-t;

Sweden: Östergötland
Location: Högby gamla kyrka, Göstrings hd, Östergötland, Sweden;
Swedish map: X:1458705 Y:6471020
Google maps: 58.3605,15.0999
RAÄ: Högby 10:2
Links: (image)

Samnordisk runtextdatabas:
siglum: Ög 81 $ 
place: Högby gamla k:a 
parish: Högby sn 
district: Göstrings hd 
placement: Rest på gamla kyrkogården. 
coordinates: 6471020:1458705 
original place?:  
new coords:  
RAÄ number: 10:2 [objektid=10044000100002] 
rune types:  
cross form: A5; B1; C6, C7; D1; 0; F3; 0 
period/dating: V s 900-t 
style group: Pr1 
inscriber: Torkel (S) 
material/object: runsten, granit 
reference: $=ATA Dnr 6076/83; $=Andersson 1971:20ff, Jansson 1984:93ff 
image link:,  
rune text: * þukir * resþi * stin * þansi * eftiʀ * asur * sen * muþur*bruþur * sin * iaʀ * eataþis * austr * i * krikum *
* kuþr * karl * kuli * kat * fim * syni * feal * o * furi * frukn * treks * asmutr * aitaþis * asur * austr * i krikum * uarþ * o hulmi * halftan * tribin * kari * uarþ * at uti *
auk * tauþr * bui * þurkil * rist * runaʀ * 
old west norse: Þorgerðr(?) reisti stein þenna eptir Ǫzur, sinn móðurbróður sinn, er endaðist austr í Grikkjum.
Góðr karl Gulli gat fimm sonu. Fell á Fœri frœkn drengr Ásmundr, endaðist Ǫzurr austr í Grikkjum, varð á Holmi Halfdan drepinn, Kári varð at Oddi(?)
ok dauðr Búi. Þorkell reist rúnar. 
original language: Þorgærðr(?) ræisþi stæin þannsi æftiR Assur, sinn moðurbroður sinn, eR ændaðis austr i Grikkium.
Goðr karl Gulli gat fæm syni. Fioll a Føri frøkn drængR Asmundr, ændaðis Assurr austr i Grikkium, varð a Holmi Halfdan drepinn, Kari varð at Uddi(?)
ok dauðr Boi. Þorkell ræist runaR. 
english: §A Thorgerðr(?) raised this stone in memory of Ôzurr, her mother's brother. He met his end in the east in Greece. §B The good man Gulli got five sons. The brave valiant man Ásmundr fell at Fœri; Ôzurr met his end in the east in Greece; Halfdan was killed at Holmr (Bornholm?); Kári was (killed) at Oddr(?); §C also dead (is) Búi. Thorkell carved the runes.  
User-contributed fields:
references to women (MZ): raised by 
magic category (CO):  
magic attitude (CO): neutral 
invocation to (DD):  
object (PC): runestone 
material (PC): stone, granite 
object/material translation (PC): runestone, granite 


Ög 81, 1 (d1dpi) Ög 81, 1 (e1dpi) Ög 81, 1 (j1dpi)
Ög 81, 2 (e1dpi) Ög 81, 2 (j1dpi)
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