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G 199 (G199) - Tofta k:a

inscription; SRDB period: M 1160-1190; not skaldic;

Sweden: Gotland
Location: Tofta k:a, Tofta sn, Banda ting;
Swedish map: X:1641605 Y:6379835
Google maps: 57.5216,18.1687

Samnordisk runtextdatabas:
siglum: G 199 $M 
place: Tofta k:a 
parish: Tofta sn 
district: Banda ting 
placement: Vid norra innerväggen. 
coordinates: 6379835:1641605 
original place?:  
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period/dating: M 1160-1190 
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inscriber:  
material/object: gravhäll, kalksten 
other:  
reference: $=Snædal 2002:107 
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rune text: + friþgaiʀ * ok * alualdʀ * ok * ro[þai]þʀ * litu * gieʀa * stain*hualf * þis[- eftiʀ roþurm * faþ... sin (b)-þ-...] ...- * sia[l] * hans * saktus * barþolimeus * irni * miskunaʀ * sialu roþ--ms * a-e- ------... saksi -iek runaʀ  
old west norse: "Friðgeirr ok "Alvaldr ok "Hróðheiðr létu gera steinhvalf þess[a] eptir "Hróðorm, fǫð[ur] sinn. B[i]ð[ið](?) ... sál hans. Sanktus "Bartolomeus árni miskunnar sálu "Hróð[or]ms. A[m]e[n](?) ... "Saxi [h]jó rúnar.  
original language: "FriðgæiRR ok "Alvaldr ok "Hroðhæiðr letu gæra stæinhvalf þess[a] æftiR "Hroðorm, fað[ur] sinn. B[i]ð[in](?) ... sial hans. Sanktus "Bartolomeus ærni miskunnaR sialu "Hroð[or]ms. A[m]e[n](?) ... "Saxi [h]iogg runaR.  
english: Friðgeirr and Alvaldr and Hróðheiðr had this stone-vault made in memory of Hróðormr, their father. Pray(?) ... his soul. May Saint Bartholomew obtain mercy for Hróðormr's soul. Amen(?) ... Saxi cut the runes.  
User-contributed fields:
references to women (MZ):  
magic category (CO):  
magic attitude (CO): neutral 
invocation to (DD):  
object (PC): grave-slab 
material (PC): stone, limestone 
object/material translation (PC): grave-slab, limestone 

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