Runelore: The Magic, History, and Hidden Codes of the Runes
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - gingergargoyle - LibraryThing
A wonderfully deeper look at the hidden meaning behind the runes ... not just for divination. This book looks to the historical backgrounds of the runes as well as modern uses and interpretations. My copy has gotten a good wearing out as I use it for reference often. Read full review
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Elder Runes to 800 C E
Viking Age Runes 8001100 C E
Medieval Runes 11001600 C E
Modern Runic Revival 16001945
Contemporary Runic Revival1945present
Historical Rune Magic and Divination
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