As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
forn-fræði Old Norse word can mean:
- f. old lore (of witchcraft), Fms. iii. 90.
- β. archæology, (mod.)
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᚱᚾ-ᚠᚱᛅᚦᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)