On So, 1.03.2009, 21:55, Dennis King wrote:
>> Professor Byrne has described the inscriptions, which contain about 20
>> names, as "rather artistic". It is not known if the graffiti was the
>> of a single culprit or if there were several involved. He said they
>> obviously written by a literate scribe or scribes, who were Irish
>> and not
>> Viking invaders.
> Photos of them in the book?
Maybe someone from Ireland could tell us? I am particularly curious about
the linguistic import of those graffiti. 700-750 is pretty early.
BTW, to even mention Vikings as the culprits for scribblings during that
period is a bit of a lapsus.