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Celtic Languages Language Area Status Welsh (Cymric) Wales still spoken Cornish Cornwall extinct Scots Gaelic Scotland still spoken Manx Isle of Man still spoken Irish Gaelic Ireland still spoken
Old English Dialects
Or: . . . more than just an old box The Runic Casket is made of whale bone (not of walrus tusk!). As for the size of the plates, parts of the jaw have been used. The measurements of the panels: Front and Back ~ 23 cm x 10. 5 cm the Sides ~ 19 cm x 10. 5 cm the Lid (remaining portion) ~ 22, 5 cm x 8. 5 cm. Franks C asket
Feoh byth frofur fira gehwylcum or: money makes the world go round Front Side
Rad byth on recyde. . . Or: On the road again. . . Left Side (a ride) seems easy to every warrior while he is at home, and very courageous to him who traverses the highroads on the back of a stout horse. (Ags. Runic Poem)
Tyr bith tacna sum, healdeth trywa wel with aethelingas Or: the winner takes it all Back Side Having procured his client divine assistance at travel and war, the rune master now wants to provide victory, by which he gains dom, dignity, and along with it weorþ, a hero’s highest goal in life, i. e. power and glory.
Haegl byth the hwitust corna Or: How to die a heroic death Right Side Erilaz has come up with emblematic pictures and luck procuring inscriptions on three panels in order to procure wyrd, his client’s destiny from birth to the peak of his earthly life. But this life is just one part of heroic existence.
Of Valhalla and the Final Battle Or: Even gods can fight in vain. . . The Lid The rune master has provided a perfect life from birth to death. But his assistance reaches beyond that border. The valkyrie has taken her human companion to Walhalla so that he has his seat among Woden’s warriors. There he is preparing himself for the final battle (O. N. Ragnarök), a fight against the Frost Giant on the side of the gods, the aesir. And that is what this panel is about.
The Ruthwell Cross
Detail showing the intricate Celtic influenced carving
The impressive eighteen feet high cross continues for two metres behind the altar and below the floor level.
Taken by Ron Waller, August 2006 in Ruthwell, Dumfriesshire. The figure of Christ dominates the front of the cross and He is dressed in the traditional post resurrection manner; the figure prone before Him is possibly Mary Magdalen.
Bede’s Death Song in O
Bede’s Death Song in Mod. E Before the journey that awaits us all, No man becomes so wise that he has not Need to think out, before his going hence, What judgment will be given to his soul After his death, of evil or of good.
The First Page of “Beowulf”