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The runic text from a rune-stone found at Glavendrup
The Glavendrup-Stone from Skamby at Funen.
This stone is still standing on the spot where it was erected about 1100
years ago. It contains in all 50 words, and is thus the longest existing text on a Danish
There is three sides to the stone and the text above (which is what is
in the tattoo) shows the runes. They read:
This may be interpreted as something like:
This very old language, and subject to different interpretations by different historians, but the main content is pretty clear. The text continues on the other sides of the stone where more is told about the man and his family, and the runecarver Sote, who dedicated the whole thing to the god Thor.
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