Jonas Lau Markussen

Runestone U 136

The carvings of the stone are in the runestone style Pr 2 (c. 1020-1050) pertaining to the Ringerike style.

The inscription is not signed.

The granite stone is c. 1,73 m tall and 0,85 m wide (across the centre of the cross).

 

 

Runic inscription

The rune text starts at the neck end of the animal.

 

Runes

× ᛅᛋᛏᚱᛁᚦᚱ × ᛚᛅ(ᛏ) + ᚱᛅᛁᛋᛅ × ᛋᛏᛅᛁᚾᛅ × ᚦᛅᛋᛅ × [ᛅ]ᛏ ᛅᚢᛋᛏᛅᛁᚾ × ᛒᚢᛏᛅ ᛋᛁᚾ × ᛁᛋ × ᛋᚢᛏᛁ × ᛁᚢᚱᛋᛅᛚᛁᚱ ᛅᚢᚴ ᛅᚾᛏᛅᚦᛁᛋ ᚢᛒ ᛁ × ᚴᛁᚱᚴᚢᛘ

 

Transliteration

× astriþr × la(t) + raisa × staina × þasa × [a]t austain × buta sin × is × suti × iursalir auk antaþis ub i × kirkum

 

Old Norse

Æstriðr let ræisa stæina þessa at Øystæin, bonda sinn, es sotti IorsaliR ok ændaðis upp i Grikkium.

 

English

Ástríðr had these stones raised in memory of Eysteinn, her husbandman, who attacked Jerusalem and met his end up in Greece.

 

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Broby, Uppland, Sweden

U 136

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