Sweden until the Kalmar Union, 1397

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Digitized manuscript from a Cathedral in Lund.
(10th-17th centuries; Latin)

Collection of translations and transcriptions of an old type of Norse-Icelandic poetry. Includes historical narratives.
(English translations)

From inside the Swedish Historical Museum.
Reproductions of objects testifying to early life in Sweden.
(10,000 BC - 1500; photo facsimiles)

Sponsored by the Stockholm Regional Museum.
Clickable map of prehistoric sites in the Stockholm region.
(Stone Age through Iron Age; Maps, photographic facsimiles, commentary)

Over 6,000 images of Swedish rock art.
(Bronze age; searchable database of photographs)

Images, inscriptions and translations in modern Swedish and English
  Of runestones mainly in western Sweden.
Digitized by Henrik Karlsson.
(Images, transcriptions, and modern Swedish and English translations)
Inscriptions and maps of rune inscriptions in Upplalnd.
(Transcriptions, maps and indexes)
A growing source for photos of historical sites in Sweden, searchable by area, type of site, and age of site.
(Prehistoric to present; photos)

Reputed to be the biggest surviving European manuscript, also known as the Devil's Bible.
Contains versions of the Old and New Testaments, Latin translations of Josephus’ (Josephus Flavius) two works on the history of the Jews (Antiquitates Iudaicae and De bello Iudaico, Isidore of Sevilla’s encyclopaedic Etymologiae, in twenty books, and eight medical writings.
Also available in English or Czech.

This mourning poem is for the son of the Viking, Rollo.
It serves as "an excellent laboratory in medieval philology."
(943; Latin facsimiles and variant text transcriptions with English and German translations)

A medieval chronicle of Gotland.
(Medieval Gotlandic/Swedish transcription)

Ranging from Runes and the Poetic Edda
to the Christmas messages of King Carl Gustaf XVI.
Also available by thematic search.
(Mainly Swedish texts; transcriptions)

A medieval Swedish chronicle.
(Medieval Swedish transcription)

Old saga of Norse kings. Title means "mouldy parchment".
(Danish translation; 1220)

Image of letter located on page 5 of article.
Article courtesy of Stockholmskällan (Stockholm Source).
(July 1252; facsimile)

Medieval Runic calendar from a Swedish island.
(1328; facsimiles)

(1200-1809; Finnish & Swedish transcriptions and English translations)

Swedish royal and regents, plus other historical persons:
Biographical and genealogical data in Swedish only.
Alphabetically or geographically searchable. 35 generations, approx. 1700 persons
(Tenth to twentieth centuries; Swedish-language transcriptions and images)

Includes primary and secondary documents, provided by Don Mabry.
(Transcriptions, facsimiles and commentaries, mostly in English)

Digital full-text searchable edition of Sweden's foremost archaeological journal.
Includes photo images and drawings of antiquities.
(1906-2013, includes facsimiles and commentary in Swedish and other languages)
(Content regarding ancient to medieval periods)

Seals with images that establish official portraits and verify legitimacy and provenance of accompanying documents.
A collection of facsimiles at Notre Dame's Medieval Institute Library.
(Facsimiles and commentary)


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