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Futhark, a handbook of rune magic

Author: Edred Thorsson
Publisher: York Beach, Maine : Samuel Weiser, Inc., 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The runic system of magic and mysticism is one of the most powerful forms of metaphysical thought available to the Western world. Runes are the ancient Norse alphabet used for communication, divination, and magical work. American runologist Edred Thorsson introduces readers to the 24 runes of the Elder Futhark, their definitions, and mystic properties.
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Genre/Form: Trivia and miscellanea
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edred Thorsson
ISBN: 9780877285489 0877285489
OCLC Number: 11518898
Description: xv, 156 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Rune knowledge --
Origin of the runes --
History of the runes --
Runic practices --
The runic revival --
Traditional rune lore and Asatru --
Lore of the Elder Futhark --
Fehu --
Uruz --
Thurisaz --
Ansuz --
Raidho --
Kenaz --
Gebo --
Wunjo --
Hagalaz --
Naudhiz --
Isa --
Jera --
Eihwaz --
Perthro --
Elhaz --
Sowilo --
Tiwaz --
Berkano --
Ehwaz --
Mannaz --
Laguz --
Ingwaz --
Dagaz --
Othala --
Theory of rune magic --
The rune world --
Manifestation of the rune row --
Elements --
Streams --
The soul and personal power concepts --
Basic theories of rune magic --
Rune work --
Foundations of rune magic --
Runic meditation --
Talismanic magic --
Stadhagaldr --
Sign magic --
On the translation of modern English into runes --
On poetics.
Responsibility: Edred Thorsson.

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The runic system of magic and mysticism is one of the most powerful forms of metaphysical thought available to the Western world. Runes are the ancient Norse alphabet used for communication, divination, and magical work. American runologist Edred Thorsson introduces readers to the 24 runes of the Elder Futhark, their definitions, and mystic properties.

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