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    The English text below is a machine-translation of the Swedish original text above
wide as the ship's length and five men on board. Of the inscription to the right of the lower bar is at the beginning maybe half gone, the remainder are - raisti stain in aft iurulf brupur sin siku i far tuirkus o fil »did set up the stone after Jorulv, his brother. They failed him on the flight, on the miniature house (earth), he fell». The inscription makes no distinction between words. 
To 800s are certainly stone at Bjälbo in Östergötland, whose simple loop represents a shift from shorttwig carvings concurrent lines to the following recent snake-loops. 
The inscription: trikiaR +risþu+stin+þisi+aft+krib kilta+
sin(1) +lufi + rist + runaR+þisR+iuta+sunu
»Kämpar raised this stone after his guildbrother Grep, Judd's son. Love carved the runes» leaves the oldest of the notification of guild-societies. The guilds were usually associations of merchants for mutual protection, this is probably the case of warriors, the word translated by "fighting" is usually used on their own, and these could of course for the joint venture have included the guild-societies. In the word aft is t a short-twigrune. 

(1) The word kilta is found by O, v. Friesen, Fornvännen 1911, page. 113 ff. 

III. Runic inscriptions in the 11th century 

In the 11th century there was a significant growth in the number of runic inscriptions. While the previous long period of time have a few more inscriptions than those discussed above, are the 11th century rune stones so numerous, that most people think of runestones that were made in the 11th century. 
The reason for this increase in the inscriptions must be the change, which in this century occurs in our country, namely the introduction of Christianity. It was the Norsemen warlike and peaceful expeditions in Christian countries, to prepare them to Christianity, and thus they have certainly found themselves at the Christian's grave condition and had the impression, that a tomb befitted a Christian's grave. 
Except in Sweden appears that development of the Runestone by Christianity impact particularly evident on the Isle of Man in the Irish Sea, that in the Viking Age was a Norwegian kingdom. There are nearly 30 runic inscriptions, which are deposited on shale-tiles with crosses in ascending performance and likely to come with the entrance of Christianity on the island, perhaps as early as the late 900s. A sign of their age is that they are short-twig runes, whose

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