As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- and ættvísi, f. genealogical knowledge or science, Skálda 161, 169, Bárð. 164, Bs. i. 91, Fms. vii. 102; the áttvísi formed a part of the old education, and is the groundwork of the old Icel. historiography, esp. of the Landnama.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛏᛏ-ᚢᛁᛋᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
Works & Authors cited:
- Bárðar Saga. (D. V.)
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Skálda. (H. I.)
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