As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. Syria, Stj. passim: Sýr-lendingr, a Syrian, 656 B. 10: Sýr-lenzkr (Sýr-neskr, 655 xiv. B. 2), adj. Syriac, Al. 77, Stj. 641.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᚱᛚᛅᚾᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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