Runes (was: Re: RV: Old English)
|From:||Vasiliy Chernov <bc_@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, March 29, 2000, 18:19|
On Wed, 29 Mar 2000 17:11:00 +0100, hæfþ yl-ruil <yl-ruil@...>
>Se cyning (Basileus) haþ writen
Se Cyninglic (Basilius), probably... or Þéodenlic ;)
>> >Incedentally, fracturing can be pretty
>> >reasonably dated: it occured at the same time as the development of the
>> >Anglo-Frisian rune-row, since there is a seperate character (ear) for
>> Can you explain in more detail? I know too little about runes, and I
>> don't know what the term 'Anglo-Frisian rune-row' is usually applied to.
>This is the form of the Common Gmc fuþark used in Anglo-Saxon England and
>Frisia, the futhorc. Our fullest examples are on the Frank's Casket andthe
>Thames Scramasax. Try looking here:
>www.kami.demon.co.uk/gesithas/runes/index.html , I happen to be a memberof
I tried it, but found nothing about ea onsite (only a notion of æ).
Two more sites -
- didn't help either ;)
Otherwise the runic WWW seems full of 'divination' and 'majick'... which
doesn't prevent people from writing nice reference pages sometimes:
But I'm afraid to get lost in all this. So I'll be deeply grateful
for pointers to any science-like outlines/overviews.
Interestingly, conlanging somehow develops the greediness for firm