Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 10 avhandlingar innehållade ordet Runology.
1. Johan Ihre on the origins and history of the runes : Three Latin dissertations from the mid 18th century
Sammanfattning : Johan Ihre (1707-80),professor Skytteanus, i.e. professor of eloquence and politics, at Uppsala University for 42 years, is considered the most prominent Swedish humanist and philologistof the 18th century. Under his presidency more than 450 dissertations were submitted on a variety of subjects. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The Viking Age rune-carvers and their readers used runes as a semiotic resource to convey and structure the messages on rune-stones. An analysis of the ways in which this resource is used together with other resources gives us a deeper insight into the relationship between writers and readers and into the written culture in which the rune-stones were produced. LÄS MER
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4. A Pilgrimage to the Past : Johannes Bureus and the Rise of Swedish Antiquarian Scholarship, 1600-1650
Sammanfattning : At the end of the eighteenth century, Edward Gibbon described the antiquarian scholars of previous generations as men of “profound learning and easy faith.” His exemplar was the Swedish polymath Olof Rudbeck, who in a series of frantic and combative tomes sought to portray Sweden as the model for Plato’s Atlantis and the seething cultural cauldron from which Western civilization had emerged. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The dissertation investigates the language of the runic inscriptions of Gotland and its development during the extended period of runic writing on the island. The oldest inscriptions are from the migration period (200–500 AD), the youngest from the beginning of the 17th century.The ca. LÄS MER