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Lisbeth M. Imer

Senior Researcher, PhD
Prehistory, the Middle Age and Renaissance
  • The origin of the runes
  • Iron Age tradition of writing
  • Viking-Age rune stones
  • Runic inscriptions in Greenland
  • History of runic writing
  • The introduction of Roman script
  • Medieval epigraphy (runes and Roman letters)
  • Epigraphy - inscriptions on objects
  • Literacy

Lisbeth M. Imer is the author of many books and articles about the traditions of writing in prehistoric and historic periods. In 2021, she received Dronning Margrethe II’s Videnskabspris for her work on runology.