Rune stone in Hågelby
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Faya&Freya
N 59° 13.313 E 017° 49.911
33V E 661616 N 6568190
Quick Description: A rune is a residual or combined with the stone inscription, usually from 1000's, but even earlier. Often they were a memorial of a loved one.
Location: Sweden
Date Posted: 12/21/2009 8:24:26 AM
Waymark Code: WM7Y0E
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer
Views: 28

Long Description:
Runes function

The most common was that it was the memory residual stones after mourned and missed, father or brother. A typical example is the stone at Hågelby farm: "Sibbe and Jorun and Tor-Gunnar and Ingegerd, the siblings were let go this stone Tjarven, his father and godmother for her husband. God help his soul. " Often erected at the property boundaries. Other stones wanted to make something special, as a bridge-building. Sometimes there were other details such as how the person died. One of Södermanland many rune tells of how a father and daughter drowned in the lake Båven. Sometimes mentioned that they had died abroad. One of Alby stones, Nolingestenen, talking about someone who died in Greece and another, the now-vanished Dog Hamra stone, talking about Huge "which was death by Ingvar". There is an obvious allusion to the famous so-called Ingvar train when he set sail with many ships against Gårdarike, about the current Russia, and few came back.
Runestone Type: Swedish

Parking or Additional Point: N 59° 13.260 E 017° 49.947

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