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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: The Rediscovery of U 170: Runestones, Churchyards, and Burial Grounds in Sweden
Authors: McLeod, Shane
Contact Email: s.h.mcleod@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: Viking
Viking Age
Norse
Runes
Runestone
Christianity
Conversion
Burial
Landscape
History
Archaeology
Issue Date: Apr-2014
Publisher: Eagle Hill Institute
Citation: McLeod S (2014) The Rediscovery of U 170: Runestones, Churchyards, and Burial Grounds in Sweden, Journal of the North Atlantic (25), pp. 1-8.
Abstract: This note reports on the recent rediscovery of runestone U 170 near Bogesund in Sweden. In particular, the position of the monument within the 11 information on early churchyard burial in central Sweden. The likely reason for placing a Christian monument at the edge of a pre-Christian burial ground is commented upon, including the likelihood of continued ancestor worship, as is its relationship to water.th-century landscape is examined in light of the informative text that provides important information on early churchyard burial in central Sweden. The likely reason for placing a Christian monument at the edge of a pre-Christian burial ground is commented upon, including the likelihood of continued ancestor worship, as is its relationship to water.
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/19987
URL: http://www.eaglehill.us/JONAonline/articles/JONA-25/03-McLeod.shtml
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Affiliation: History

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