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Sterbeinschriften auf wikingerzeitlichen Runensteinen

Author: Janine Köster
Publisher: Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, [2014]
Series: Ergänzungsbände zum Reallexikon der germanischen Altertumskunde, Bd. 89.
Edition/Format:   Print book : GermanView all editions and formats
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"Köster investigates the subject of death and dying as depicted on Scandinavian runic stones from the Viking era. Her study calls into question our conventional understanding of the function of these inscriptions, showing that runic inscriptions were not limited to epitaphs, but were also prepared more generally for individuals who were still alive"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janine Köster
ISBN: 9783110341980 3110341980 3110349477 9783110349474
OCLC Number: 866930873
Notes: Includes appendix of Old Norse runic stone inscriptions and English translation.
Description: xii, 332 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series Title: Ergänzungsbände zum Reallexikon der germanischen Altertumskunde, Bd. 89.
Responsibility: Janine Köster.
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"Köster investigates the subject of death and dying as depicted on Scandinavian runic stones from the Viking era. Her study calls into question our conventional understanding of the function of these inscriptions, showing that runic inscriptions were not limited to epitaphs, but were also prepared more generally for individuals who were still alive"--Provided by publisher.

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