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Runes

Author: Raymond Ian Page

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520061149

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 64

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Describes the history of runes, suggests reasons for their invention and use, and shows examples of runic inscriptions on pottery, boxes, and memorial stones

Runen

Anleitung für den Gebrauch und die Interpretation der gemeingermanischen Runenreihe

Author: Ralph Blum

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783720527477

Category:

Page: 120

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Reading the Runes in Old English and Old Norse Poetry

Author: Thomas Birkett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317070984

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 214

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Reading the Runes in Old English and Old Norse Poetry is the first book-length study to compare responses to runic heritage in the literature of Anglo-Saxon England and medieval Iceland. The Anglo-Saxon runic script had already become the preserve of antiquarians at the time the majority of Old English poetry was written down, and the Icelanders recording the mythology associated with the script were at some remove from the centres of runic practice in medieval Scandinavia. Both literary cultures thus inherited knowledge of the runic system and the traditions associated with it, but viewed this literate past from the vantage point of a developed manuscript culture. There has, as yet, been no comprehensive study of poetic responses to this scriptural heritage, which include episodes in such canonical texts as Beowulf, the Old English riddles and the poems of the Poetic Edda. By analysing the inflection of the script through shared literary traditions, this study enhances our understanding of the burgeoning of literary self-awareness in early medieval vernacular poetry and the construction of cultural memory, and furthers our understanding of the relationship between Anglo-Saxon and Norse textual cultures. The introduction sets out in detail the rationale for examining runes in poetry as a literary motif and surveys the relevant critical debates. The body of the volume is comprised of five linked case studies of runes in poetry, viewing these representations through the paradigm of scriptural reconstruction and the validation of contemporary literary, historical and religious sensibilities.

Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Runes and Runic Inscriptions in Göttingen, 4-9 August 1995

Author: Sean Nowak

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 9783110154559

Category: Social Science

Page: 812

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The Little Giant Encyclopedia of Runes

Author: Sirona Knight

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9780806949949

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 512

View: 5655

This guide to runes, magical symbols that convey the story of creation, life, destruction, and rebirth, includes the history, meanings and associations of each symbol. Readers can cast and read runes, create runic charms, practice runic yoga, and more. Illustrations.

Runes for Beginners

Simple Divination and Interpretation

Author: Alexandra Chauran

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 0738749788

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 216

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Unlock the Secrets of Your Past, Present, and Future Connect with your intuition, discover more about your personality, and solve problems using the power of runes. With professional fortune-teller Alexandra Chauran as your guide, you can learn how to ask for and interpret the answers to your biggest life questions concerning love, your career, health, and many other important topics. A solid reference for both beginners and adepts, Runes for Beginners covers everything from rune meanings and memorization techniques to making your own runes. With help from diagrams, practical exercises, and phonetic breakdowns for all the runic letters, you’ll develop a path most beneficial to your goals and improve your life. You’ll even uncover traits about yourself that you may have never known.

Die Neun Tore von Midgard

ein magischer Lehrplan der Runen-Gilde

Author: Edred Thorsson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783935581592

Category:

Page: 224

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History of Writing

Author: Steven Roger Fischer

Publisher: Reaktion Books

ISBN: 1861895887

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 352

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From the earliest scratches on stone and bone to the languages of computers and the internet, A History of Writing offers a fascinating investigation into the origin and development of writing throughout the world. Commencing with the first stages of information storage, Fischer focuses on the emergence of complete writing systems in Mesopotamia in the fourth millennium BC. He documents the rise of Phoenician and its effect on the Greek alphabet, generating the many alphabetic scripts of the West. Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean and Japanese writing systems are dealt with in depth, as is writing in pre-Columbian America. Also explored are Western Europe's medieval manuscripts and the history of printing, leading to the innovations in technology and spelling rules of the 19th and 20th centuries.

The Northmen's Fury

A History of the Viking World

Author: Philip Parker

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448156459

Category: History

Page: 464

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The Northmen’s Fury tells the Viking story, from the first pinprick raids of the eighth century to the great armies that left their Scandinavian homelands to conquer larger parts of France, Britain and Ireland. It recounts the epic voyages that took them across the Atlantic to the icy fjords of Greenland and to North America over four centuries before Columbus and east to the great rivers of Russia and the riches of the Byzantine empire. One summer’s day in 793, death arrived from the sea. The raiders who sacked the island monastery of Lindisfarne were the first Vikings, sea-borne attackers who brought two centuries of terror to northern Europe. Before long the sight of their dragon-prowed longships and the very name of Viking gave rise to fear and dread, so much so that monks were reputed to pray each night for delivery from ‘the Northmen’s Fury’. Yet for all their reputation as bloodthirsty warriors, the Vikings possessed a sophisticated culture that produced art of great beauty, literature of abiding power and kingdoms of surprising endurance. The Northmen’s Fury describes how and why a region at the edge of Europe came to dominate and to terrorise much of the rest of the continent for nearly three centuries and how, in the end, the coming of Christianity and the growing power of kings tempered the Viking ferocity and stemmed the tide of raids. It relates the astonishing achievement of the Vikings in forging far-flung empires whose sinews were the sea and whose arteries were not roads but maritime trading routes. The blood of the Vikings runs in millions of veins in Europe and the Americas and the tale of their conquests, explorations and achievements continues to inspire people around the world.

Runes, Orion Plain and Simple

Author: Kim Farnell

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1409169529

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 160

View: 8756

A practical guide on how to make your own set of runes and how to interpret them. Runes are alphabet letters or characters that have been used for thousands of years as a form of communication and divination. This book, written by an authority on divination systems, shows readers how to make their own set of runes and how to interpret them. Topics covered include: · A brief overview of runes, from Etruscan times to the present · A summary of the myths and lore that inform runic wisdom · Definitions of the basic rune symbols · Instructions on how to read the runes and rune spreads · An introduction to runic magic In the past 25 years using runes as a divination tool has become increasingly popular. This accessible guide presents each letter of the runic alphabet in detail with its origins and magical uses and helps seekers tap into their energy. From making your own runes (and a bag to protect them) to reading the ancient alphabet, casting the runes and interpreting the spread, all the basics are laid out in a clear, easy-to-follow and superbly illustrated fashion which is perfect for beginners.

Der Zwillingseffekt

Roman

Author: Tal M. Klein

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641223091

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

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Wir schreiben das Jahr 2147. Nanotechnologie verhindert den Alterungsprozess, genmodifizierte Mücken ernähren sich von Kohlenstoffdioxid statt von Blut und man reist nicht mehr mit dem Flugzeug sondern via Teleportation. Es ist die Welt von Joel Byram. Ein durchschnittlicher Typ mit durchschnittlichen Problemen – sein Job als KI-Coach langweilt ihn und seine Ehe mit der hübschen Sylvia steht vor dem Aus. Ein Kurztrip nach Costa Rica soll neuen Schwung in die Beziehung bringen, doch dann passiert es: Joel wird beim Teleportieren versehentlich dupliziert. Nicht genug damit, dass Sylvia nun mit seinem Doppelgänger urlaubt, jetzt wird Joel auch noch von dem mächtigen Konzern International Transport gejagt ...

Personennamen in südgermanischen Runeninschriften

Studien zur altgermanischen Namenkunde I,1,1

Author: Robert Nedoma

Publisher: Universitaetsverlag Winter

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 450

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Erkenntnisziel dieser Studie ist die umfassende etymologische Analyse der in sudgermanischen Runeninschriften uberlieferten Personennamen, verbunden mit einer kritischen Sichtung der onomastischen und diachronisch-sprachwissenschaftlichen Literatur sowie einschlagiger Spezialuntersuchungen (vor allem zum Uberlieferungskontext). Die runenepigraphischen Texte stammen bis auf wenige Ausnahmen aus dem 6. Jahrhundert; behandelt sind 76 voralthochdeutsche, voraltsachsische und langobardische Personennamen.

Empowering Your Life with Runes

Author: Jean Marie Stine

Publisher: Alpha Books

ISBN: 9781592571659

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 275

View: 1735

Embrace the power. Readers will uncover the ancient history of runes and how to harness their power through readings, magic, and meditation to solve complex problems, achieve better health, improve personal relationships, and more. € Easy-to-apply rune empowerment methods, including how to choose a rune stone or how to make one € Perfect for readers of books on astrology, Wicca, Tarot, and other new age subjects € Runes and rune magic is a largely untapped new age topic for books

Die Runen der Erde

Die Chroniken von Thomas Covenant

Author: Stephen R. Donaldson

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641077281

Category: Fiction

Page: 864

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Dies ist die Geschichte von Thomas Covenant, der auf magische Weise in eine andere Welt versetzt wird – eine Welt, in der sich die Armeen des Guten zur Entscheidungsschlacht gegen den Dunklen Lord rüsten. Und es ist Covenants Aufgabe, diese Armeen zu führen ... Gewaltiger als Stephen Kings „Der dunkle Turm“, epischer als J. R. R. Tolkiens „Der Herr der Ringe“: Mit den legendären Chroniken von Thomas Covenant hat der amerikanische Autor Stephen Donaldson eines der größten phantastischen Epen der modernen Zeit geschaffen. Der neue, lang erwartete Roman „Die Runen der Erde“ stand monatelang auf den amerikanischen Bestsellerlisten.

Runes in Ten Minutes

Author: Richard T. Kaser

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062035886

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 100

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Runic divination is a method that is more than 2,000 years old, yet rune stone sets are available today in New Age stores. For readers who do not have their own rune stones, Kaser shows how to create your own, as well as how to substitute Scrabble titles for traditional runes. From the successful author of Tarot in Ten Minutes.

Old English Runes and Their Continental Background

Author: Alfred Bammesberger

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783533044635

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 632

View: 7715

Frauen der Vikingzeit

Author: Judith Jesch

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 339

View: 6625

Runes

Author: Kim Farnell

Publisher: Orion

ISBN: 9781409169512

Category:

Page: 160

View: 9325

A practical guide on how to make your own set of runes and how to interpret them. Runes are alphabet letters or characters that have been used for thousands of years as a form of communication and divination. This book, written by an authority on divination systems, shows readers how to make their own set of runes and how to interpret them. Topics covered include: � A brief overview of runes, from Etruscan times to the present � A summary of the myths and lore that inform runic wisdom � Definitions of the basic rune symbols � Instructions on how to read the runes and rune spreads � An introduction to runic magic In the past 25 years using runes as a divination tool has become increasingly popular. This accessible guide presents each letter of the runic alphabet in detail with its origins and magical uses and helps seekers tap into their energy. From making your own runes (and a bag to protect them) to reading the ancient alphabet, casting the runes and interpreting the spread, all the basics are laid out in a clear, easy-to-follow and superbly illustrated fashion which is perfect for beginners.

Rune Dice Divination

Reading Fortunes, Doing Magic, Making Charms

Author: Donald Tyson

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide Limited

ISBN: 9781567187489

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 253

View: 5946

Investigate hidden matters, answer questions about the past, and reveal the pattern of the future. By tossing the dice upon pattern matrices (simple grids that bring a new level of meaning to each reading) you can divine a wide variety of subjects in great detail with a single throw of the dice. Pattern matrices make the rune dice one of the most precise forms of divination known. Since their invention by Donald Tyson more than ten years ago, rune dice have bcome a highly popular form of divination - often replacing more common modern rune media such as rune stones or rune cards.

Nordic Runes

Understanding, Casting, and Interpreting the Ancient Viking Oracle

Author: Paul Rhys Mountfort

Publisher: Inner Traditions / Bear & Co

ISBN: 9780892810932

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 288

View: 7899

With information on understanding, casting, and interpreting the ancient Viking oracle, this volume reveals the document based on the runic Elder Futhark alphabet of the Norse. 24 illustrations.

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