4 episodes

From writing your name on a spear, to commemorating your parents with a runestone, to passing secret notes in church, runes were a central writing system in Northern Europe for centuries. On this podcast, runologist Maja Bäckvall and expert guests talk about runes and the people who read and wrote them. Maja Bäckvall holds a PhD in Scandinavian Languages and works as a post doc researcher at Uppsala University

The Rune Cast Maja Bäckvall

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0, 7 Ratings

From writing your name on a spear, to commemorating your parents with a runestone, to passing secret notes in church, runes were a central writing system in Northern Europe for centuries. On this podcast, runologist Maja Bäckvall and expert guests talk about runes and the people who read and wrote them. Maja Bäckvall holds a PhD in Scandinavian Languages and works as a post doc researcher at Uppsala University

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7 Ratings

7 Ratings

BurnThemAll ,

Great start

I loved the first episode. Engaging yet scholarly information and I love the host’s personality (and accent :)). Looking forward to future episodes!!

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