Midle Bronze Age 19 c. BCE

Trivia about runes

  • These characters that formed the Viking alphabet used mostly straight lines because they were easy to carve
  • The longest inscription of these symbols is the more than 700 on the 9th century Rokstenen
  • For an actor to see if he's getting cast in the new Viking movie, he may cast these, letters of a Norse alphabet
  • Odin learned the secrets of these alphabetic symbols while hanging for 9 days on Yggdrasil, the world tree
  • These alphabetic characters are seen here