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The ancient Viking language of Elfdalian has been almost entirely wiped out, with only 2,500 people in a tiny forest community in Sweden currently keeping it alive. Now people fight to revive the hist

The ancient Viking language of Elfdalian has been almost entirely wiped out, with only 2,500 people in a tiny forest community in Sweden currently keeping it alive. Now people fight to revive the hist

Finnish was the second language of Sweden for centuries. Now Arabic is overtaking it. - The Washington Post

Finnish was the second language of Sweden for centuries. Now Arabic is overtaking it.

Finnish was the second language of Sweden for centuries. Now Arabic is overtaking it. - The Washington Post

"Men should have the right to 'abort' responsibility for an unborn child, Swedish political group says." | WaPo | "The idea has not been popular."

Men should have the right to ‘abort’ responsibility for an unborn child, Swedish political group says

"Men should have the right to 'abort' responsibility for an unborn child, Swedish political group says." | WaPo | "The idea has not been popular."

The best countries for gender equality may also have a domestic violence problem - The Washington Post

The best countries for gender equality may also have a domestic violence problem

The best countries for gender equality may also have a domestic violence problem - The Washington Post

Lena Willemark reads Luke 2 from the New Testament on the Swedish dialect "älvdalsmål", an ancient viking forest language of Sweden.  Elfdalian or (Övdalsk or Övdalską in Elfdalian, Älvdalska or Älvdalsmål in Swedish) is a North Germanic language or dialect spoken by c. 2,500 people who live or have grown up in the parish of Älvdalen (Övdaln), which is located in the southeastern part of Älvdalen Municipality in Northern Dalarna, Sweden.

Lena Willemark reads Luke 2 from the New Testament on the Swedish dialect "älvdalsmål", an ancient viking forest language of Sweden. Elfdalian or (Övdalsk or Övdalską in Elfdalian, Älvdalska or Älvdalsmål in Swedish) is a North Germanic language or dialect spoken by c. 2,500 people who live or have grown up in the parish of Älvdalen (Övdaln), which is located in the southeastern part of Älvdalen Municipality in Northern Dalarna, Sweden.

The Greece Runestones of Sweden    The Greece Runestones are about 30 runestones containing information related to voyages made by Norsemen to the Byzantine Empire. They were made during the Viking Age until about 1100  and were engraved in the Old Norse language with Scandinavian runes. All the stones have been found in modern-day Sweden and most of them were inscribed in memory of members of the Varangian Guard who did not make it home.

The Greece Runestones of Sweden The Greece Runestones are about 30 runestones containing information related to voyages made by Norsemen to the Byzantine Empire. They were made during the Viking Age until about 1100 and were engraved in the Old Norse language with Scandinavian runes. All the stones have been found in modern-day Sweden and most of them were inscribed in memory of members of the Varangian Guard who did not make it home.

The Greece Runestones of SwedenThe Greece Runestones are about 30 runestones containing information related to voyages made by Norsemen to the Byzantine Empire. They were made during the Viking Age until about 1100 and were engraved in the Old Norse...

The Greece Runestones of SwedenThe Greece Runestones are about 30 runestones containing information related to voyages made by Norsemen to the Byzantine Empire. They were made during the Viking Age until about 1100 and were engraved in the Old Norse...

The Greece Runestones of Sweden    The Greece Runestones are about 30 runestones containing information related to voyages made by Norsemen to the Byzantine Empire. They were made during the Viking Age until about 1100  and were engraved in the Old Norse language with Scandinavian runes. All the stones have been found in modern-day Sweden and most of them were inscribed in memory of members of the Varangian Guard who did not make it home.

The Greece Runestones of Sweden The Greece Runestones are about 30 runestones containing information related to voyages made by Norsemen to the Byzantine Empire. They were made during the Viking Age until about 1100 and were engraved in the Old Norse language with Scandinavian runes. All the stones have been found in modern-day Sweden and most of them were inscribed in memory of members of the Varangian Guard who did not make it home.

Happy 14th February 💕 😘  The actual story surrounding Saint Valentine a holy priest in Rome in the days of Emperor Claudius II, in 278A.D., is a tad gruesome, so lets focus on a nicer history titbit from a different era... the gifting of #flowers dates back to the 1700s when Charles II of Sweden introduced the Persian custom of the 'language of flowers' to Europe.  Flowers overpower all other #gifts on the day of the celebration of love since flowers seem to convey the special message of…

Happy 14th February 💕 😘 The actual story surrounding Saint Valentine a holy priest in Rome in the days of Emperor Claudius II, in 278A.D., is a tad gruesome, so lets focus on a nicer history titbit from a different era... the gifting of #flowers dates back to the 1700s when Charles II of Sweden introduced the Persian custom of the 'language of flowers' to Europe. Flowers overpower all other #gifts on the day of the celebration of love since flowers seem to convey the special message of…