Viking/danish style font ?

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Viking/danish style font ?

Post by lvpg » Wed May 17, 2017 7:35 am

Hello,
Here is a picture of some characters issued from a record booklet. If anyone can help me identify it, I would be happy. Thanks in advance.
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Re: Viking/danish style font ?

Post by PJMiller » Wed May 17, 2017 5:27 pm

They are Runes.

Look at the Unicode block $16A0 to $16FF (Runic).

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Dwarf Runes in the Hobbit

Post by Dick Pape » Thu May 18, 2017 4:11 am

Dwarf Runes in "The Hobbit":
After the Runes came to Britain, many local variations developed. J.R.R.Tolkien used one if these variations in his book "The Hobbit". These Runic inscriptions appear on Thror's map of Lonely Mountain. This is the document which contains your sample. The font is titled "Tolkien Dwarf Runes" and is darker than the sample but it'sa start.
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Re: Viking/danish style font ?

Post by lvpg » Thu May 18, 2017 9:37 am

THANKS A LOT gents !!!! :D

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