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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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U 984 (U984) - Ekeby

inscription; date not specified; not skaldic;

Sweden: Uppland
Location: Ekeby, Gamla Uppsala sn (nu: Uppsala), Vaksala hd;
Swedish map: X:1604325 Y:6649950
Google maps: 59.9555,17.6724

Samnordisk runtextdatabas:
siglum: U 984 †$ 
place: Ekeby 
parish: Gamla Uppsala sn (nu: Uppsala) 
district: Vaksala hd 
coordinates: 6649950:1604325 
original place?:  
new coords:  
RAÄ number:  
rune types:  
cross form: A3; B1; C10; D1; E3; F3; 0 
style group: Pr4? 
inscriber: Öpir 1 (S) 
material/object: runsten 
reference: $=Salberger 1978:46ff  
image link:  
rune text: [uisiti ' uk ' likuiþr ' uk ' rikuiþr ' litu * raisa ' stain ' at huikaiʀ * faþur * ybiʀ risti] 
old west norse: Véseti ok Líkviðr ok Ríkviðr létu reisa stein at Holmgeir(?)/Végeir(?), fǫður. Œpir risti. 
original language: Viseti ok Likviðr ok Rikviðr letu ræisa stæin at HolmgæiR(?)/VigæiR(?), faður. ØpiR risti. 
english: Véseti and Líkviðr and Ríkviðr had the stone raised in memory of Holmgeirr(?)/Végeirr(?), (their) father. Œpir carved.  
User-contributed fields:
references to women (MZ):  
magic category (CO):  
magic attitude (CO): neutral 
invocation to (DD):  
object (PC): runestone 
material (PC): stone 
object/material translation (PC): runestone 


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