Het Runensteen van Jelling Afgietsel / The Jelling Runestone Replica
haraltr : kunukʀ : baț : kaurua
kubl : țausi : aft : kurm fațur sin
auk aft : țąurui : muțur : sina : sa
haraltr (:) ias : sąʀ * uan * tanmaurk
ala * auk * nuruiak
* auk * t(a)ni (* karți *) kristną
ᚼᛅᚱᛅᛚᛏᚱ ᛬ ᚴᚢᚾᚢᚴᛦ ᛬ ᛒᛅᚦ ᛬ ᚴᛅᚢᚱᚢᛅ
ᚴᚢᛒᛚ ᛬ ᚦᛅᚢᛋᛁ ᛬ ᛅᚠᛏ ᛬ ᚴᚢᚱᛘ ᚠᛅᚦᚢᚱ ᛋᛁᚾ
ᛅᚢᚴ ᛅᚠᛏ ᛬ ᚦᚭᚢᚱᚢᛁ ᛬ ᛘᚢᚦᚢᚱ ᛬ ᛋᛁᚾᛅ ᛬ ᛋᛅ
ᚼᛅᚱᛅᛚᛏᚱ (᛬) ᛁᛅᛋ ᛬ ᛋᚭᛦ ᛫ ᚢᛅᚾ ᛫ ᛏᛅᚾᛘᛅᚢᚱᚴ
᛫ ᛅᚢᚴ ᛫ ᛏ(ᛅ)ᚾᛁ (᛫ ᚴᛅᚱᚦᛁ ᛫) ᚴᚱᛁᛋᛏᚾᚭ
Koning Harald gebood dit gedenkteken te maken ter nagedachtenis van zijn vader Gorm en zijn moeder Thrye. Harald, de geheel Denemarken aan zich onderwierp en Noorwegen, en de Denen tot het Christendom bekeerde.
Geschonken door Deensche Vrienden van Nederland. 1936.
[English translation of the above:]
Top horizontal panel: A casting of the rune stone by King Harald placed in Jelling in Jutland, Denmark, about 980 A.D.
The left-middle vertical panel is a transliteration of the runes.
The mid-middle vertical panel is the actual rune text that is found on three sides of the stone.
The right-middle vertical panel is a translation of the runes into Dutch.
The runes may be translated thusly: King Haraldr ordered this monument made in memory of Gormr, his father, and in memory of Thyrvé, his mother; that Haraldr who won for himself all of Denmark and Norway and made the Danes Christian.
Lower horizontal panel: A gift of the Danish Friends of the Netherlands. 1936.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
Location. 52° 5.43′ N, 5° 7.337′ E. Marker is in Utrecht. Marker can be reached from Domplein just north of Korte Nieuewstraat. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Utrecht 3512, Netherlands. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Universiteit Utrecht / Utrecht University (a few steps from this marker); In Het Voetspuur Van Sint Maarten / In the Footsteps of Saint Martin (within shouting distance of this marker); Verzetsmonument Utrecht / Utrecht Resistance Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Utrechtse Sodomieprocessen / Utrecht Sodomy Trials (within shouting distance of this marker); Claustraal Huis van Oudemunster / Canon House of the Former Oudmunster Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Paleis Lofen (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Paleis Lofen (about 90 meters away); Maartensbrug en Oude Gracht / "St. Martin's Bridge" on the Old Canal (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Utrecht.
More about this marker. The marker is attached to the cloister wall that attaches cathedral to the university. The marker and stone were dedicated on June 22, 1936, and were a gift to the University of Utrecht on its 300th anniversary. Translation of the runes themselves is courtesy of the Samnordisk Runtextdatabas.
Also see . . .
1. Jelling Stones (Wikipedia). (Submitted on December 22, 2016.)
2. Utrecht 1936 (Jellingprojektet, National Museum of Denmark). (Submitted on December 22, 2016.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 22, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 22, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 281 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 22, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.