Norse Runes Workshop

Please join us September 29th at the Marshall-Lyon County Library from 10:15 – 2:45 for a Norse Runes Workshop. This workshop will focus on runes used during the Viking Age.

Location: Marshall-Lyon County Library, 201 C Street, Marshall, MN 56258
Cost: None
Material Fee: None (please bring something to take notes with)
Time: Doors open at 10:00 am and close promptly at 3:00 pm
Lunch: Feel free to bring a bag lunch

Workshop Overview

The workshop will be divided into two sections. The first section will be on runes used during Viking Age and pronunciation of the runes. The second half will focus on transliterating runes into English and vice versa. There will also be hands on learning as time permits.

Please feel free to join us for a potluck (refrigeration can be arranged with advanced notice) and Norse Kenning/Bardic at one of member’s homes after the workshop.

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About the Instructor

The Honorable Lady Eyja Bassadóttir has been in the SCA for 15 years and has a 10th century Norwegian persona. She has a bachelor’s degree in linguistics and minors in Medieval Studies and History. Eyja has been studying Old Norse, both the language and culture, since 2005 and has formally studied both Old Norse and Icelandic. She was recently admitted to the Order of Brigit’s Flame. You can often find Eyja teaching or in a bardic circle.

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