Rune stone "Bjälbostenen", Bjälbo Church, Östergötland, Sweden

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Where: 950, 596 91 Skänninge, Sweden

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When: 01 January 1907

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"The Bjälbo stone" (Ög 64). The runestone let into the wall of Bjälbo Church. The inscription says: "Valiant men raised this stone in memory of Grep, their guild-brother, son of Judde. Love carved the runes".

Bjälbostenen (Ög 64). Runstenen inmurad i muren till Bjälbo kyrka. Inskriften säger: "Käcke män reste denna sten efter Grep, sin gillesbroder, Juddes son. Love ristade runorna".

Parish (socken): Bjälbo
Province (landskap): Östergötland
Municipality (kommun): Mjölby
County (län): Östergötland

Photograph by: Erik Brate
Date: 1907
Format: Glass plate negative

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Owner: Swedish National Heritage Board
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    Ewa's Oceans

    • 11/Sep/2009 16:49:27

    A history in the stones ... Wonderful photo !

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    • 27/Oct/2009 16:18:04

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Runes and runic inscriptions, and we'd love to have this added to the group!