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Nordic Runes
  • Author : Paul Rhys Mountfort
  • Publisher : Inner Traditions / Bear & Co
  • Pages : 294
  • ISBN : 0892810939
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Reveals the ancient oracle based on the runic Elder Futhark alphabet of the Norse.

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    Runes
  • Author : Michael P. Barnes
  • Publisher : Boydell Press
  • Pages : 258
  • ISBN : 9781843837787
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • Offers a full introduction to and survey of runes and runology: their history, how they were used, and their interpretation.

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    Taking Up the Runes
  • Author : Diana L. Paxson
  • Publisher : Red Wheel/Weiser
  • Pages : 452
  • ISBN : 9781578637294
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  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • An accessible, in-depth exploration of the runes as a living spiritual tradition. Diana Paxson has distilled her many years of experience working with the runes into this essential source book. Readers will learn the historical meaning of each individual rune and its use and meaning now, in contemporary culture. But, Paxson reveals, the real power of the runes comes from internalizing them and using their symbols as sources of wisdom and power. At the end of each chapter are rituals and spells for all levels of ability that aim to help internalize the attributions, meanings, symbolism, and use of the runes. Everything regarding runes is covered in this definitive workbook, from the history of runes and how to make your own rune sets, to how to work with them on a psychic, spiritual, and magical level.

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    An Introduction to English Runes
  • Author : Raymond Ian Page
  • Publisher : Boydell Press
  • Pages : 278
  • ISBN : 085115946X
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • Introduction to the use of runes as a practical script for a variety of purposes in Anglo-Saxon England. Runes are quite frequently mentioned in modern writings, usually imprecisely as a source of mystic knowledge, power or insight. This book sets the record straight. It shows runes working as a practical script for a variety of purposes in early English times, among both indigenous Anglo-Saxons and incoming Vikings. In a scholarly yet readable way it examines the introduction of the runic alphabet (the futhorc) to England in the fifth and sixth centuries, the forms and values of its letters, and the ways in which it developed, up until its decline at the end of the Anglo-Saxon period. It discusses how runes were used for informal and day-to-day purposes, on formal monuments, as decorative letters in prestigious manuscripts, for owners' or makers' names on everyday objects, perhaps even in private letters. For the first time, the book presents, together with earlier finds, the many runic objects discovered over the last twenty years, with a range of inscriptions on bone, metal and stone, even including tourists' scratched signatures found on the pilgrimage routes through Italy. It gives an idea of the immense range of informationon language and social history contained in these unique documents. The late R.I. PAGE was former Professor of Anglo-Saxon in the University of Cambridge.

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    Runes
  • Author : Running Press
  • Publisher : RP Minis
  • Pages : 48
  • ISBN : 0762469536
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  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Tap into ancient, magical wisdom and peek into your future with this set of beautiful glass rune stones. Drawing on ancient Norse traditions, but perfect for the modern mystic, runes are the perfect way to enhance your fortune telling or meditation practice. These stunning stones, with traditional Elder Futhark inscriptions, will help you make predictions about your wealth, love life, happiness, and future. Kit includes: 25 glass rune stones in keepsake pouch Cloth to do your runes casting on 88-page mini-book with instructions on rune casting

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    The Big Book of Runes and Rune Magic
  • Author : Edred Thorsson
  • Publisher : Weiser Books
  • Pages : 322
  • ISBN : 9781578636525
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  • Genre : Divination
  • Runes, the ancient Norse alphabet used for communication, divination, and magical work, are a valuable tool for self-development and spiritual transformation. This books serves as an in-depth guide to the world of runes for beginners and enthusiasts alike, presenting the most essential knowledge of these potent symbols.

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    The Book of Runes, 25th Anniversary Edition
  • Author : Ralph H. Blum
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 168
  • ISBN : 0312536763
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • A celebration of the best-selling new-age classic contains an expanded and refined explanation of the runic system, additional commentary, and a new author introduction, in an anniversary edition that shares new insights into using runes as an insightful self-help tool. 50,000 first printing.

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    A Practical Guide to the Runes
  • Author : Lisa Peschel
  • Publisher : Llewellyn Worldwide
  • Pages : 204
  • ISBN : 0875425933
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • This guidebook will help you discover the oracular nature of the runes and how to use them as a magickal tool for insight, protection, and luck.

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    Murders and Moralities
  • Author : Thomas Gretton
  • Publisher : London : British Museum Publications
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN : 0714180297
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  • Genre : Broadsides
  • From late antiquity through to the early middle ages, people across north-western Europe were inscribing runes on a range of different objects. Once identified and interpreted by experts, runes provide us with invaluable evidence for the early Germanic languages including English, Dutch, German and the Scandinavian languages and reveal a wealth of information about our early civilisations. Runes employ many techniques from informal scratchings to sophisticated inlaid designs on weapons, or the exquisite relief carvings of the Franks Casket. The task of reading and understanding them involves a good deal of detective-work, calling on expertise from a number of academic disciplines: archaeology, art history, linguistics, and even forensic science. This book tells the story of runes from their mysterious origins, their development as a script, to their use and meaning in the modern world. Illustrated with a range of beautiful objects from jewellery to tools and weapons, Runes will reveal memorials for the dead, business messages, charms and curses, insults and prayers, giving us a glimpse into the languages and cultures of Europeans over a thousand years ago.

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    Runes and Runic Inscriptions
  • Author : Raymond Ian Page
  • Publisher : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
  • Pages : 370
  • ISBN : 0851155995
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  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • The essays that comprise this study range from detailed discussion of the forms of particular runes in the runic alphabet to the wider matters on which runes throw light, such as magic, paganism, literacy and linguistic change.

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    Wooden Runes
  • Author : Lo Scarabeo
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 0738713961
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  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • From divination to magic to meditation, the sacred runic symbols lend profound power to many practices. Includes 25 wooden runes, a PVC bag, and instruction booklet

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    The Beginner's Guide to Runes
  • Author : Josh Simonds
  • Publisher : Rockridge Press
  • Pages : 172
  • ISBN : 1647399165
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  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • From divination to magic--a beginner-friendly guide to runes Discover a simple way to unlock the ancient power of runes. Digging deep into both history and mythology, The Beginner's Guide to Runes serves as the perfect starting point for anyone interested in exploring these ancient and magical symbols Focused around the Elder Futhark (the oldest runic alphabet), this informative book offers a simple and effective path to bringing runes into your day-to-day life. Whether you want to gain insight into the future through divination or creating protective talismans, straightforward and concise instructions make them simple to understand. The Beginner's Guide to Runes helps you: Explore the Elder Futhark--Get a complete breakdown--including meanings, magical uses, and more--of all 24 runes that make up this archaic alphabet. Seek guidance--Learn how to practice the art of runic divination--a fortune-telling technique that calls on runes to provide insight into the future. Master magic--From creating runescripts (straight-line arrangements) to bind runes (2 or more combined into a single symbol), find out how this mystical script can be used to bring change to your world. Read it in the runes--this book is the easiest way to get started with this unique form of magic.

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    Runic Book of Days
  • Author : S. Kelley Harrell
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN : 9781620557716
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  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • A step-by-step guide to working with the runes throughout the year • Explains how the 24 runes of the Elder Futhark each rule the calendar for a half-month • Details the runes most powerful during each runic half-month, what they portend for personal and spiritual wellbeing, and techniques for creating relationships with them • Includes structured devotionals for each half-month and runic initiation rituals for the 8 pagan Sabbats, or holy days, such as the Summer Solstice (Litha) and Lughnssadh (the first harvest holy day) The Old Norse runes, known as the Elder Futhark, have long joined forces with the cycles of the seasons to offer powerful initiations, guidance, and wisdom. Aligning the sacred festivals, plantings, and harvests of ancient runic calendars with our modern 12-month calendar, Kelley Harrell reveals how the runes can once again offer initiations as well as instruct us on the holy days and creative rhythms of today. Drawing on her more than 25 years of shamanic practice and runic study, Harrell offers a step-by-step primer to work with the runes throughout the year. She explains how the 24 runes of the Elder Futhark follow a seasonal progression in which each stave rules the calendar for a half-month. She explores the meaning of each rune in detail and presents structured runic devotionals for each half-month, interwoven with guidance on how to make the best use of the life force available during each season, as well as runic initiation rituals for the 8 pagan Sabbats, or holy days, such as the Summer Solstice (Litha) and Beltane (May Day). She details the runes most powerful during each half-month, what they portend for personal and spiritual wellbeing, techniques for creating relationships with them, and how to work with them as an oracle. The author also explains how the runes leading up to each Sabbat help create the space for properly greeting each calendrical transition and completing its initiation. By moving through Nature’s cycle with the runes, each year becomes a reliable and trackable process of personalized growth and spiritual connection. Progressing through the teachings of each stave while honoring the seasons, Harrell’s year with the runes becomes an initiation into a direct relationship with powers of Nature.

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    Norwegian Runes and Runic Inscriptions
  • Author : Terje Spurkland
  • Publisher : Boydell Press
  • Pages : 226
  • ISBN : 1843831864
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : History
  • "This book presents an accessible account of the Norwegian examples throughout the period of their use. The runic inscriptions are discussed not only from a linguistic point of view but also as sources of information on Norwegian history and culture". --BOOKJACKET.

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    Runes for Transformation
  • Author : Kaedrich Olsen
  • Publisher : Weiser Books
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 1578634253
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Runes have long been used as vital tools for transformation. The Norse employed them as tools for communication, and the Vikings would use them as wisdom before embarking on a journey or entering battle. Runic scholar Kaedrich Olsen reclaims the transformative power of the runes for readers today as a key to unlocking our potential for personal growth and our life's vision. Runes for Transformation is unlike any other rune book on the market, with Olsen's unique techniques and applications for this ancient alphabet including affirmations, NLP, visualizations, and meditation, as well as the historical background essential to embarking on this path. A highly respected teacher and transpersonal path worker, Kaedrich Olsen posits that the time for this "deeper working" of the runes has come and this will aid readers in both personal and collective evolution. Runes for Transformation is a rich resource and excellent guide for readers to take the steps to change their lives with a boldly modern approach to the ancient runes and for "change that really matters."

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    Runes for Beginners
  • Author : Lisa Chamberlain (Witch)
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 138
  • ISBN : 1912715015
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  • Genre : Runes
  • Everything You Need to Know to Begin Working With Runes The enigmatic nature of the runes is undeniable. In fact, the English word "rune" comes to us from the Norse word runa, which means "a secret," or "to whisper." As symbols, the runes mean little to the untrained eye, yet the magical energies they activate can be used for positive, impactful change in your everyday life. But what are runes, exactly? On the surface level, runes are the characters in a writing system used by the ancient Germanic peoples of Europe. But unlike our modern letters, the runic symbols had been used for magical purposes long before they were fashioned into an alphabet. This is known from runic inscriptions found on ancient artifacts as well as Germanic myth and lore handed down over the centuries. Indeed, those who work with the runes today are taking part in an age-old magical tradition established by our Northern European pagan ancestors. In Runes for Beginners, best-selling author Lisa Chamberlain shines the light on these ancient symbols, showing you how to discover and utilize their unique magical energies. With both an eye toward tradition and a multicultural spirit, Lisa combines an appreciation for the Germanic roots of the runes with a more eclectic Neopagan approach. Unlike many other books on the topic, Runes for Beginners is completely accessible to those with no experience in Northern European magical traditions, yet it doesn't ignore those traditions altogether. You will emerge from this guide with a basic understanding of the runes' role in ancient Germanic paganism, as well as a solid foundation of knowledge to build your own runic practice, regardless of your religious or spiritual path. Foundations in Runic Magic and Divination The runes represent various aspects of the human experience of the Universe-both tangible and intangible. Each runic symbol embodies a natural force, or type of energy, which the rune worker can attune to and then manipulate in various ways. Runes can be sent out into the Universe to manifest a magical goal, or they can be used to consult with the unseen realms about a situation at hand. In Runes for Beginners, you'll learn all you need to know to start working with runes, including: The history of the runes and their role within the framework of the Germanic magical worldview The origins of runic wisdom in Norse mythology An overview of the Elder Futhark, the oldest-known runic alphabet and most widely used rune system in contemporary Neopaganism Basic techniques of rune magic, including rune scripts, bind runes, and creating runic talismans How to make your own runes Instructions for traditional rune-casting as well as contemporary rune spreads Tips for successful divination The divinatory meanings and magical uses of each rune in the Elder Futhark A suggested reading list for further exploring the runes and the magical and spiritual traditions of the ancient Germanic peoples Detailed tables of correspondence for a handy condensed magical and divinatory guide By the end of this guide, you will have a working knowledge of the runes that will enable you to use them with confidence in magic and divination. However, when it comes to truly mastering the runes, the importance of time and practice can't be emphasized enough. Indeed, working with runes can truly become a lifelong journey, but Runes for Beginners is an excellent first step along the way. If you're ready to start exploring the runes for yourself, just scroll to the top of the page and hit the Buy button!

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    The Secret of the Runes
  • Author : Guido von List
  • Publisher : Inner Traditions
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN : 0892812079
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  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • The runes are said to have “revealed themselves” to von List, uncovering a complete cosmology and esoteric understanding of the primeval Teutonic/Aryan peoples, and becoming the cornerstone of his ideology. No other work so clearly and simply sets forth the full spectrum of von List’s fantastic vision of a mystical philosophy based on Germanic principles.

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    The Nordic Book of Runes
  • Author : Jonathan Dee
  • Publisher : Ryland Peters & Small
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN : 9781800650428
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  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • A guide to the secrets of rune-reading, an ancient predictive art, that teaches you how to lay out runes and interpret them instantly. Once the sacred alphabet of the Germanic people of Northern Europe, runes are more than 2,000 years old. Runes (meaning a secret or mystery) were words of power, once carved on amulets, rings and weapons, and found as inscriptions on tombstones. The 1st rune, Fehu, is connected with cattle, and since wealth was measured in the number of cows a person owned, it has an underlying meaning of material wealth. The 11th rune, Isa, literally means 'ice', signifying danger and the probability of slipping up. Likewise, the 17th rune, Tiwaz, shares its significance with the North Star as an aid to navigation and charting life’s path. In this insightful book, each of the runes is fully described, together with the symbolic images and celestial phenomena associated with them. Methods of laying out, or 'casting' the runes are described in order to give a full and comprehensive reading to answer any question. There are six spreads to choose from, from Odin’s Rune, a simple reading with one rune stone, to using up to nine runes for deeper insight into the past, present and future.

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    Children's Book Of Runes
  • Author : Veronica Fowler
  • Publisher : Independently Published
  • Pages : 51
  • ISBN : 1694322130
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  • Genre : Books
  • Children's Book of Runes has simple descriptions that our young readers can understand, pronunciations, letter associations and hand drawn, full color artwork that everyone can enjoy! This book covers the Elder Futhark runic alphabet. Can also serve as a basic introductory guide for adults, not just strictly for kids!

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    The Runes of Elfland
  • Author : Ari Berk
  • Publisher : Harry N. Abrams
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN : 0810946122
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • The fantasy artist interprets the runes of Celtic origin, examining the myth and lore about faeries, elves, and creatures of the forest in a collection of stories depicting the many creatures of Celtic mythology.

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    Runes and Magic
  • Author : Stephen E. Flowers
  • Publisher : Peter Lang Pub Incorporated
  • Pages : 484
  • ISBN : UOM:39015014207859
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  • Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Read and download full book Runes and Magic

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    Runes and Their Secrets
  • Author : Marie Stoklund
  • Publisher : Museum Tusculanum Press
  • Pages : 466
  • ISBN : 8763504286
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  • Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Runes and Their Secrets is a collection of articles written mainly in English by recognized scholars, examining a wide range of runological topics. The articles originated as papers read at an international runic symposium that was held in 2000. Jelling Runes embraces Danish runic inscriptions from the first to the sixteenth century, including such topics as the names of the runes, their chronology, literacy, runic coins, etc. There are also articles on the oldest runic research and runic magic. Several of the articles present brand new knowledge, for example about runic encryption of military and erotic secrets from the middle of the sixteenth century. (Formerly titled: Jelling Runes)

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    Runes Oracle Cards
  • Author : Bianca Luna,Lo Scarabeo
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 158
  • ISBN : 0738738816
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  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • The runes are an ancient and powerful set of symbols originating in northern Europe. Discover how this magical alphabet can help you channel the sacred wisdom of the Norse gods. As a divination system, meditation tool, or a talisman, theRune Oracle Cards can be used to illuminate your life and manifest transformation.

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    The Nordic Book of Runes
  • Author : Jonathan Dee
  • Publisher : CICO Books
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN : 1782497447
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  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • A guide to the secrets of rune-reading, an ancient predictive art, that teaches you how to lay out runes and interpret them instantly. Once the sacred alphabet of the Germanic people of Northern Europe, Runes (meaning a secret or mystery) are more than 2,000 years old. Runes were words of power, once carved on amulets, rings, and weapons, and found as inscriptions on tombstones. The 1st Rune, Fehu, is connected with cattle, and since wealth was measured in the number of cows a person owned, it has an underlying meaning of material wealth. The 11th Rune, Isa, literally means "ice," signifying danger and the probability of slipping up. Likewise, the 17th Rune, Tiwaz, shares its significance with the North Star as an aid to navigation and charting life's path. In this insightful book, each of the runes is fully described, together with the symbolic images and celestial phenomena associated with them. Methods of laying out, or "casting" the Runes are described in order to give a full and comprehensive reading to answer any question. There are six spreads to choose from, from Odin's Rune, a simple reading with one rune stone, to using up to nine runes for deeper insight into the past, present, and future.

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    Runes
  • Author : Raymond Ian Page
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Pages : 72
  • ISBN : 0520061144
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  • Genre : Social Science
  • Describes the history of runes, suggests reasons for their invention and use, and shows examples of runic inscriptions on pottery, boxes, and memorial stones

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    The Runes Box
  • Author : Lona Eversden
  • Publisher : Wellfleet
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN : 1577152360
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  • Genre : Books
  • Discover the power of ancient Nordic runes with this beautifully presented book and deck. According to Norse mythology, Odin, the chief of the gods, hung himself in self-sacrifice from the world tree Yggdrasil for nine days and nights in order to receive cosmic wisdom. This was granted to him in the form of the runes. The runes make up an alphabet that, with local variations, was used across most of northern Europe from pre-Christian times until the thirteenth century. The word rune is derived from rúna, an ancient Germanic word meaning whisper or mystery. The Runes Box explains the meanings of the runes and the Norse mythology that underpins their basic concepts. Enclosed in a handy hardcover case so that the wisdom of the runes can be carried with you at all times, you'll find: A 96-page booklet that explains the history of runes and how to use them 36 carry-size cards with information on the 24 runes and their meanings, plus some essential runic blessings and wishes The straight, angular lines of the runes are ideal for carving into bone, wood, or stone, or forming with twigs. Different methods for making runestones are described with instructions on how to use them for divinatory and magical purposes, from making talismans to petitioning the Norse gods. Approach the runes with a benevolent instinct, an open heart, and an honest spirit, and truths will be revealed to you.

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    RUNES: An introductory guide to the Elder FUTHARK
  • Author : Xander Yanko
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Pages : 38
  • ISBN : 9781365448539
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  • Genre : Books
  • This is an introductory guide to the Runes of the Elder FUTHARK. This guide should be used to become familiar with the Runes on a basic level, so that a personal and spiritual relationship can be established with the Runes, in order for the reader to develop a higher sense of being.

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    Runelore
  • Author : Edred Thorsson
  • Publisher : Weiser Books
  • Pages : 244
  • ISBN : 0877286671
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Runework authority and author Edred Thorsson, explores the riddle of the runes. Combing historical lore with a detailed investigation, Runelore focuses on the esoteric aspects of the runic tradition. In Part One, Historical Lore, Thorsson uses archaeological evidence to explain where the runes come from, what they mean, and how they evolved. In Part Two, Hidden Lore, he takes a more psychological view of the runes and looks at the entire cosmology of the Old Norse to explain the role runes played and how they were used over time. Included are specific sections on rune magic and divination, rune poems, runic numerology, and concise explanations of the mysteries of the 24 runes. Reprinted with a newly designed cover, Runelore offers a complete picture of the Runes.

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    The Rune Primer
  • Author : Sweyn Plowright
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Pages : 161
  • ISBN : 9781847282460
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : History
  • Sorting fact from fiction about runes has become increasingly difficult in recent years. The number of rune books has multiplied, but the majority of them are based on speculation, or even complete fantasy, and are often contradictory and confusing. Some readers may be content to settle for these, but a growing number of rune students have been asking for a basic factual foundation so that they can judge for themselves the reliablility of the information in the esoteric rune books. The Rune Primer at last bridges the gap between the dry, complex, and expensive academic works, and the less reliable esoteric and New Age books about rune magic and divination. This book makes the old sources accessible, with translations of the rune poems, and the historical information presented in plain English. It also traces many of the recently invented rune myths to their sources, reviews some of the most popular authors, and explains the ideas behind some of the modern esoteric rune systems.

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    The Complete Illustrated Guide to Runes
  • Author : Nigel Pennick
  • Publisher : HarperThorsons
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN : 0007129998
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Divination
  • Leading Rune authority Nigel Pennick unravels the mystery of the runes, in this fabulous full color book with 250 photos and step-by-step instructions for casting and reading.

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    Lost Teachings of the Runes
  • Author : Ingrid Kincaid
  • Publisher : Weiser Books
  • Pages : 308
  • ISBN : 9781578636761
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  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • An earth-honoring approach to rune divination using the northern Spirit Wheel as a guide and rune-casting sheet. Lost Teachings of the Runes weaves together the wisdom of the World Tree (Yggdrasil) and the four directions with the elemental teachings of the runes. Here, Ingrid Kincaid explores the northern Spirit Wheel and how it serves as a casting sheet for divining the runes. She shows how the Spirit Wheel reveals hidden meanings and profound lessons on how to live more harmoniously. The book demonstrates how this ancient wisdom applies to our modern world and offers tools and teachings that may be used on a daily basis to enable readers to reclaim their personal power.

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    Power and Principles of the Runes
  • Author : Freya Aswynn
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 158
  • ISBN : 187045023X
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  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • The Spiritual Path of Rune Magic is unlocked in this book. For centuries the Northern Tradition has illuminated the way for many seekers. Based on her initiations into the powers behind the Runes, Freya Aswynn opens the path for those seeking to start their spiritual journey. "Principles and Powers of Runes" comprehensively covers the history and development of the Runes. The runes are much more than a simple device for making predictions, but are also a powerful tool for magic and self-development. Aswyn reveals how to understand each Rune sign and comprehend its spiritual and mythic background. She shows how to use the runes to find your life destiny, unlock your latent psychic powers and to heal. "Principles and Power of Runes" provides what a beginner needs to know to tread this path, while at the same time giving much needed and previously unavailable information for experienced practitioners.

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    Revival of the Runes
  • Author : Stephen E. Flowers
  • Publisher : Inner Traditions
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 1644111780
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  • Genre : History
  • The scientific and esoteric history of runic studies from the Renaissance to the modern era * Explores the five periods of runic revival: the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, the Romantic period, the early 20th century, and the late 20th century * Examines the use of runes by the foremost magicians and scholars of each era, including mystic and scholar Johannes Bureus, who developed his own integrated system of runology known as Adalruna * Reveals how the Nazi misguided use of the runes showed a lack of comprehension of what was being discovered by scientific rune scholars of the day In this exploration of the history of the runes from 1500 CE to the present day, Stephen Edred Flowers examines the five periods of runic revival: the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, the Romantic period, the early 20th century, and the late 20th century. For each period, he discusses both the scholarly studies and those focused on the esoteric mysteries of the runes--and how these two branches of study were at first intertwined yet diverged in later revivals. Focusing in particular on the first runic revival, Flowers examines the use of runes during the Renaissance by the foremost magicians and scholars of the era, including mystic and scholar Johannes Bureus, the "grandfather of integral runology," who developed his own system known as Adalruna. In his examination of the runic reawakenings of the early and late 20th century, Flowers looks at how the runes were employed as part of a reassessment of Germanic identity, one school of which led to Nazi Germany. He explains how the Nazi use and abuse of the runes was misguided and revealed a lack of comprehension of what earlier rune scholars had discovered through their extensive studies of the past. He also offers a fresh look at the work of Guido von List and clears him of his guilt by association with the Nazis. Detailing the multilayered history of the runes, the author reveals the integrated way the predecessors of today's rune workers thought and conceived of the runes, highlighting how their discoveries helped shape modern magical practices and scholarly studies. He calls for a return of integral runology as was practiced during the Renaissance and before. By reuniting the two branches of runic study, blending the scientific with the magical, we make way for new discoveries in runology and a chance for a full-scale reawakening of integrated runic knowledge.

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    The Book of Runes
  • Author : Francis Melville
  • Publisher : Barrons Educational Series Incorporated
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN : 0764155512
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Provides an overview of Norse mythology relating to the history of runes and explains the meanings of the runes, whether they be made from wood, stone, or alternate materials.

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    The Book of Runes
  • Author : Francis Melville
  • Publisher : Wellfleet Press
  • Pages : 123
  • ISBN : 9781577151333
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Both an alphabet and tools of divination and magic, Norse runes are beautiful and iconic. Learn their meanings and how to use their magic.

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    Norse Runes Handbook
  • Author : Brittany Nightshade
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 130
  • ISBN : 1708205136
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  • Genre : Books
  • Norse Runic Magick, The Meaning of the Futhark Runes Brittany Nightshade, the author of the popular "Book of Shadows" spellbook series, has released this Runic Handbook for those who would like a compact resource detailing the Elder Futhark Runes and their meanings. This simple beginners handbook is a great reference guide for anyone wanting to familiarize themselves with the meaning behind the Futhark Runes for purposes of Divination, Rune Magick, etching, or if you just want to learn more about these ancient Norse symbols. The runes are the written letters that were used by the Norse and other Germanic peoples before the adoption of the Latin alphabet in the later Middle Ages. Unlike the Latin alphabet, which is an essentially utilitarian script, the runes are pictographs of some of the most powerful forces in the cosmos. In fact, the word "rune" and its cognates across past and present Germanic languages mean both "letter" and "secret/mystery." The letters called "runes" allow one to access, interact with, and influence the world-shaping forces they symbolize. Thus, when Odin sought the runes, he wasn't merely attempting to acquire a set of arbitrary representations of human vocal sounds. Rather, he was uncovering an extraordinarily potent system of magic. The Runic Handbook covers all 24 Futhark Runes and has a section on common Nordic symbols and their meanings including the Vegvisir, Mjolnir, Yggdrasil, The Valknut, The Helm of Awe, and The Triple Horn of Odin. In the back of the book are large images of each Rune and Symbol with a blank backside for each image so you can write your own notes or even create your own Rune Magick Rituals.

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    Reading the Runes
  • Author : Kim Farnell
  • Publisher : Hampton Roads Publishing
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN : 9781612833811
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  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • An essential introductory guide for anyone who wishes to use the runes for divination, personal guidance, and magic. Runes have an undeniable mystery and allure. To many people they are beautiful objects, a set of symbols of enigmatic meaning. In fact, the word rune comes from the Norse wordruna, meaning “secret.” On the surface, they make up an ancient alphabet known as the Futhark that has come down to us through the ages from the ancient Northern Traditions of Europe. But they are so much more. Runes contain magical energy that can be activated for positive and powerful change in our lives. Reading the Runes takes you back to the runes as they existed in the neo-pagan cosmogony and their birth in the World Tree, Yggdrasil. Author Kim Farnell discusses the history and mythology of the runes, as well as the link between the runes and the gods. She includes the four ancient rune poems from which humankind received the meaning behind each rune. Reading the Runes includes the official rune course material for the British Astrological and Psychic Society. The author offers practical advice for making and energizing your runes, she suggests numerous traditional rune spreads to suit a variety of purposes, and she explains rune combinations within readings.

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    A Pocket Guide to Runes
  • Author : Ben Waggoner
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Pages : 62
  • ISBN : 9781941136256
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  • Genre : Religion
  • Runes. . . the very name seems to conjure up mystery. Runes appear everywhere from rock album covers to Viking and fantasy movies. But what are they, and how are they used? What do they mean? How and why are they used in magic and in divination? This handy pocket-sized booklet presents a brief working knowledge of the ancient writing system of the Germanic-speaking peoples. After learning about the runes' origins and their uses, both for writing mundane texts and for magic and divination, you can look up individual rune letters and explore the surprisingly complex symbolism behind them. Fresh translations of the old rune poems round out this brief but informative introduction.