Author:George Stephens (1813-1895)

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George Stephens
English archeologist and philologist, who worked in Scandinavia, especially on interpreting runic inscriptions; professor at Copenhagen between 1855 and 1893; brother to Joseph Rayner Stephens
George Stephens


  • Conversational outlines of English grammar: intended as an easy introduction to that language... (1837)
  • Förteckning öfver de förnämsta brittiska och fransyska handskrifterna uti Kongl. bibliotheket i Stockholm (1847)
  • Revenge, or Woman's Love: a melodrama in five acts (1857) (Eric the Victorious is one of the protagonists)
  • The rescue of Robert Burns, February 1759 (1859)
  • Two Leaves of King Waldere's Lay (1860)
  • The Old-Northern Runic Monuments of Scandinavia and England, 4 volumes (1866–1901)
    • Handbook of the Old-Northern Runic Monuments of Scandinavia and England (1884, compilation of vols. 1-3) (external scan)
  • Old Norse fairy tales (1882)
  • Prof. S. Bugge's Studies on northern mythology shortly examined (1883) (external scan)
  • The runes: whence came they (1894) (external scan)

Works about Stephens[edit]

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