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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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U 69 (U69) - Eggeby

inscription; date not specified;

Sweden: Uppland
Location: Eggeby, Spånga sn, Sollentuna hd, Uppland, Sweden;
Swedish map: X:1620266 Y:6588251
Google maps: 59.3976,17.9223
RAÄ: Spånga 153:1

Samnordisk runtextdatabas:
siglum: U 69 
place: Eggeby 
parish: Spånga sn 
district: Sollentuna hd 
coordinates: 6588251:1620266 
original place?:  
new coords:  
RAÄ number: 153 [objektid=10304701530001] 
rune types:  
cross form: A4; B1; 0; D4; E7; F3; 0 
style group: RAK 
inscriber: Gunnar (A) 
material/object: runsten, gnejs 
other: Ett kors finns på baksidan av stenen. 
image link:  
rune text: raknilfʀ × lit × kirua × bru × þasi × iftiʀ × anunt + sun + s[i](n) [× k]uþan × kuþ ---bi × ons × ant × uk × salu × bitr × þan × on krþi × til × munu × iki × mirki × miʀi × uirþa × muþiʀ × karþi × i(f)tiʀ × sun × sin × ainika × 
old west norse: Ragnelfr lét gera brú þessa eptir Ǫnund, son sinn góðan. Guð [hjal]pi hans ǫnd ok sálu betr en hann gerði til. Munu eigi merki meiri verða, móðir gerði eptir son sinn einiga. 
original language: RagnælfR let gærva bro þessi æftiR Anund, sun sinn goðan. Guð [hial]pi hans and ok salu bætr þan hann gærði til. Munu æigi mærki mæiRi verða, moðiR gærði æftiR sun sinn æiniga. 
english: Ragnelfr had this bridge made in memory of Ônundr, her good son. May God help his spirit and soul better than he deserved. No landmark will be more (great). The mother made in memory of her only son.  
User-contributed fields:
references to women (MZ): raised by 
magic category (CO):  
magic attitude (CO): neutral 
invocation to (DD): God 
object (PC): runestone 
material (PC): stone, gneiss 
object/material translation (PC): runestone 


U 69, 1 (d1dpi) U 69, 1 (w2dpi) U 69, 1 (w1dpi)
U 69, 2 (w1dpi)
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