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A poster with some of the modern Danish names with roots in the names of Norse gods and goddesses, on display in an exhibition on legacy at Kongernes Jelling (Royal Jelling) Experience Centre.See theirwebsitefor more information.

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Replica of a rune stone from Cunningsburgh (Br Sh3) on display in Shetland Museum and Archives (the original is in the National Museum of Scotland). According to Rundata, it reads
§A ...þi---- (+) -ftir + foþur (:) sin (:) þurbio-...

Many place names in Iceland reference the earliest Norse settlers, such as this example of Ingólfshvoll (Ingólfr's Hill), referring to the first permanent settler, Ingólfr Arnarson whose name appears in several place names in the vicinity of…
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