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Kensington Rune Stone

Kensington Rune Stone

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kensington Rune Stone,
  • Runic Inscriptions

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination1
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24836267M
    LC Control Number79001633

    THE KENSINGTON RUNE STONE With the publication of Mr. Hjalmar R. Holand's book on The Kensington Stone, many who earHer had been skep­ tical came to a reluctant conclusion that the discussion as to the authenticity of the Kensington inscription had been brought to a close.^ The author seemed to have met all the. Figure 2. This is the first of forty pages of Professor Henrik Williams' written peer review of the runes and language chapter of the book I co-authored with Richard Nielsen titled, The Kensington Rune Stone: Compelling New , the professor was in complete agreement the Dotted R on the Kensington Rune Stone proved runologically the artifact was of medieval : Scott Wolter.

    Somehow deciding that the proper distance between the mouth of the Nelson and Kensington was around 1, miles (the figure is Mr. Holand’s, based on a closer approximation of the geodetic distance), they made light of their wasted months and referred to it on the rune stone as being in effect a journey of fourteen days. KRS Discovery [20” x 15” print] created by artist Dan Wiemer in illustrates the discovery of the Kensington Rune Stone in When Olof Ohman, a Swedish immigrant working his fields in what is now Douglas County, MN, found the lb., mysteriously engraved stone tangled in the roots of an uprooted tree, controversy has raged over the artifact’s authenticity.

      >someone who just _happens_ to be selling a book on the Kensington Rune >Stone. > >For pete's sake, move _on_! I'm not asking you to discuss it but if you are going to come rushing claiming that its a fake its not unreasonable of me to ask you for your evidence. For what it is worth, before the usual rock throwers start again, I. When the Kensington Rune Stone was first discovered, it was quickly labeled a fraud. Critics claimed the founder, Olof Ohman, had carved the rune stone to “prove” Scandinavians had made it to America first, and with perfect timing, just in time for a coming “Christopher Columbus discovered America” celebration by Italian-Americans.


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The Kensington Runestone has been the subject of discussion and controversy since its discovery in by a Swedish farmer, named Olof Ohman, while clearing land for his farm near Kensington, Minnesota (45* 48' "N - 95* 40' "). This book, The Kensington Rune Stone: New Light on an Old Riddle by Theodore C.

Blegen was published in He cites Erik Wahlgren's book The Kensington Stone: A Mystery Solved fromwhich claimed the stone was a "hoax."Cited by: 9. The Kensington runestone is a unique artifact, in my opinion, the center of a debate that apparently only continues to grow with time.

Whether the stone itself is a record of a medieval expedition to the center of the North American continent or simply a wonderfully realized example of Scandinavian immigrant ingenuity and humor, it has become an important aspect of /5.

The Kensington Rune Stone has been the subject of passionate debate over its authenticity since it was discovered in the roots of a tree near Kensington, Minnesota,by Olof Ohman in Through the presentation of compelling new evidence this book answers the many nagging questions that have eluded investigators for over years.

The Kensington Rune Stone has been the subject of passionate debate over its authenticity since it was discovered in the roots of a tree near Kensington, Minnesota, by Olof Ohman in Through the presentation of compelling new evidence this book answers the many nagging questions that have puzzled investigators for the over years/5(15).

The location of the Kensington Runestone in relation to historic river navigations. Photo by Canada topo CC BY SA The translation read as follows (though in the intervening time while some have changed a word or two of the translation with more thorough knowledge of the runes, it remains relatively unchanged): “Eight Götlanders and Kensington Runestone Rune Stone, Alexandria, MN.

likes. The Kensington Ruin Stone in Alexandria MinnesotaFollowers:   Kensington Rune Stone decoded: Vikings, Templars, and Goths in America in Ian Harvey A simple farmer did not expect to discover what appeared to be an ancient stone with Viking style graphic symbols engraved on it in the state of Minnesota.

The discovery set off a fierce scholarly debate over the rune stone’s authenticity. a historian and author of a book about the Kensington Runestone.

“It Author: Henry Erlandson. The Kensington Rune Stone, currently located in the Runestone Museum in Alexandria, Minnesota, is not merely a local curiosity. It has gained world-wide fame since it was allegedly unearthed by a Swedish immigrant farmer named Olof Ohman in near the village of Kensington, Minnesota.

and his book, The Kensington Runestone, Compelling New Evidence. For more information please visit The lecture included the story of the continued research and resulting discoveries Scott has made over the last 9 years regarding his quest to uncover who carved the enigmatic Kensington Rune Stone (KRS) and why.

Myths of the Rune Stone: Get your copies now through through Amazon or an independent bookstore near you and be sure to “like” the book on Facebook. Faith in the authenticity of the Kensington Rune Stone was a crucial part of the local Nordic identity.

Accepted and proclaimed as truth, the story of the Rune Stone recast Native. The Kensington runestone of Minnesota is a rather obvious 19th century fake. But in a recent paper in Saga och SedMats G. Larsson shows something less obvious: the hidden signature of the. We have the Kensington Runestone in our museum.

The Runestone and the enduring mystery of its origin continues to be the hallmark of the Runestone Museum. This intriguing artifact was discovered inclutched in the roots of an aspen tree on the Olof Öhman farm near Kensington, MN (15 miles southwest of Alexandria).

UMP blog: The Kensington Rune Stone Legend and the Catholic Church. The Kensington Rune Stone legend (so named for a nearby settlement at that time) is based on an inscribed stone that was unearthed from Swedish immigrant Olof Ohman's farm field in   The Kensington Runestone is a large stone with runes carved in it that some believe it may have been carved by Vikings.

It is 31 inches tall, 16 inches wide, six inches thick and it weighs pounds. The interesting thing about the Kensington Runestone is that it was discovered in Minnesota. The Kensington rune-stone; ([Springfield, Phillips bros., ]), by George T. Flom (page images at HathiTrust) America's rune stone of A.D.

gains favor, (New York, N. Y., The Hobson book press, ), by Clarence Stewart Peterson (page images at HathiTrust). Geologist and author Scott Wolter discussed his groundbreaking research into the origins of the Kensington Rune Stone and its connections to other rune stones in America, and the lost history of explorers who came to America before Columbus.

The Kensington Rune Stone found in Minnesota contains Runic (letters in the old Norse alphabet) inscriptions with the date. The Kensington Runestone has been a point of controversy, contention, pride, and interest since it was discovered in Reference Specialist Debbie Miller discusses the. Hoax or history.

On November 8,a Swedish immigrant farmer, Olof Ohman, and his ten-year-old son say they found a Scandinavian runestone, datedwedged in the roots of a tree in rural.

New book examining the reasons for its popular appeal ""Myths of the Rune Stone: Viking Martyrs and the Birthplace of America" by David M. Krueger (University of Minnesota Press, October) "Most of what has been written on the Kensington Rune Stone has been preoccupied with questions of authenticity," Krueger writes.The Kensington Runestone - A Reappraisal of the Circumstances under which the Stone was Discovered.

Landsverk, O Published by The Church Press, California,().The Hooked X: Key to the Secret History of North America. is the culmination of my seven-year odyssey to understand the origin of a mysterious symbol that first appeared on a highly controversial, century-old artifact called the Kensington Rune Stone.

The discovery of the meaning of the Hooked X was stunning, as was the secret history behind it.