The eldest runestones, inscribed with Norse runes, date from the 4th century. These were the Elder Futhark runes. However, the most of the runestones were created during the late Viking Age and thus inscribed with theYounger Futhark runes. The runestones with Norse runes were usually erected to commemorate one or several deceased kinsmen, and in most cases these people died at home peacefully. Usually, men raised or commanded raising a runestone, while some of them are raised by women…
This is a chart of the Runes and their meanings. I keep a copy of this in my BOS for reference occasionally. Between knowing the Tarot, then the Runes, a witch's brain does tend to get overloaded and need a cheat sheet.
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#25 Wyrd (pronounced Weird). This would be an awesome thing to include in any lesson whether it be Beowulf or Macbeth ( Scenes (28 total) / Characters (40 total) ). I remember learning about the Wyrd sisters in Macbeth and how they stood for fate. It changes the entire meaning of play when you look at them from that perspective rather than as a witch. ---- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j6gP3Lim7_k
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Runic Alphabets - they served for divinatory and ritual purposes, as well as the more practical use; there are three main types of Runes; Germanic, Scandinavian/Norse, and Anglo-Saxon and they each have any number of variations, depending on the region from which they originate