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Runsten på resa : Lundagårdsstenen från vikingatid till nutid

Wienberg, Jes LU (2016) In Lund Studies in Historical Archaeology 17. p.279-296
Abstract (Swedish)
The article traces the Lundagård rune-stone on its road in Lund – from its origin as a part of a Viking Age monument probably at Helgonabacken, its reuse at the All Saints monastery, where it was rediscovered in 1682, to the Lundagård park in the 1740s, its reuse in a memorial in the old Botanical Garden in 1868 to its location in the university library since 1957. The movements are perceived as actions to give the past new meaning and relevance, when the monument has fallen into oblivion. The occurrence of rune-stones at churches e.g. the cathedral of Uppsala is interpreted as “spolia” or expressions of historicism. Furthermore, the motifs with two masks and two armed wolfs on the Lundagård stone are given a new interpretation as showing... (More)
The article traces the Lundagård rune-stone on its road in Lund – from its origin as a part of a Viking Age monument probably at Helgonabacken, its reuse at the All Saints monastery, where it was rediscovered in 1682, to the Lundagård park in the 1740s, its reuse in a memorial in the old Botanical Garden in 1868 to its location in the university library since 1957. The movements are perceived as actions to give the past new meaning and relevance, when the monument has fallen into oblivion. The occurrence of rune-stones at churches e.g. the cathedral of Uppsala is interpreted as “spolia” or expressions of historicism. Furthermore, the motifs with two masks and two armed wolfs on the Lundagård stone are given a new interpretation as showing Odin and the commemorated brethren Olof and Ottar as his “ulfhednar”, e.g. berserk warriors.
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Abstract
The article traces the Lundagård rune-stone on its road in Lund – from its origin as a part of a Viking Age monument probably at Helgonabacken, its reuse at the All Saints monastery, where it was rediscovered in 1682, to the park Lundagård in the 1740s, its reuse in a memorial in the old Botanical Garden in 1868 to its location in the university library since 1957. The movements are perceived as actions to render the past new meaning and relevance, when the monument has fallen into oblivion. The occurrence of rune-stones at churches e.g. the cathedral of Uppsala is interpreted as “spolia” or expressions of historicism. Furthermore, the motives with two masks and two armed wolfs are given a new interpretation as showing Odin and the... (More)
The article traces the Lundagård rune-stone on its road in Lund – from its origin as a part of a Viking Age monument probably at Helgonabacken, its reuse at the All Saints monastery, where it was rediscovered in 1682, to the park Lundagård in the 1740s, its reuse in a memorial in the old Botanical Garden in 1868 to its location in the university library since 1957. The movements are perceived as actions to render the past new meaning and relevance, when the monument has fallen into oblivion. The occurrence of rune-stones at churches e.g. the cathedral of Uppsala is interpreted as “spolia” or expressions of historicism. Furthermore, the motives with two masks and two armed wolfs are given a new interpretation as showing Odin and the memorized brethren Olof and Ottar as his “ulfhednar”, e.g. berserk warriors. (Less)
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Rune-stone on the road : the Lundagård stone from the Viking Age to the present
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Rune-stone, monument, biography
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Lund Studies in Historical Archaeology
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Gustin, Ingrid; Hansson, Martin; Roslund, Mats and Wienberg, Jes
volume
17
pages
279 - 296
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Institutionen för arkeologi och antikens historia, Lunds universitet
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1653-1183
ISBN
978-91-89578-65-4
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Swedish
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yes
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