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 Odal rune - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Odal rune is suspected to be related to the Troll cross (Trollkors), an odal rune-like symbol made of iron that was used as a pendant on necklaces for women and children or just carved onto valuable objects.
The Odal rune was the emblem of ethnic Germans (Volksdeutsche) of the Yugoslavian SS-regiment (the 7.
The Odal rune is also used as a symbol by Heathens and Asatru adherents in particular, often used to indicate ancestry and sometimes as a general indicator of the religion itself without political implications.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Odal_rune   (364 words)

 RUNES, The Meanings
The Norwegian poem (NRP) compares this to the wolf living in the forest, whilst the 'fire of the sea and path of the grave-fish' of the Icelandic text (IRP) is a clear allusion to its inspiration of Viking practices.
The Anglo-Saxon rune poem (ASRP) describes the beast in terms similar to those employed by Caesar, as both proud and 'having great horns; it is a very savage beast and fights with its horns; a great ranger of the moors, it is a creature of mettle'.
This rune means 'hail', both as an aspect of the weather and in the sense of a hail of missiles in battle.
ndirty.cute.fi /~karttu/Runes/RunMean.html   (6010 words)

 Rune poem - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
There is also a list of rune names in the Abecedarium Nordmannicum, a 9th century manuscript, though it is debatable whether it can be called a poem.
This rune suffers the same translation problems of algiz but may, like algiz, mean Elk.
A short poem found in the Codex Sangallensis 878, kept in the St.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Anglo-Saxon_rune_poem   (951 words)

 The New Old English Rune Poem
The Old English Rune Poem of circa 1000 AD is a very masculine poem, referring exclusively to men and their activities, yet oddly enough it avoids all reference to warfare as well as to gods and women.
It is as though the poem had been devised for a community of pacifist monks, and indeed comparison with other sources suggests that the pagan gods have actively been excised.
Thought to have a prophetic voice, the lady of the clan not only took care of the treasures in the coffer, she also had a treasure-store of wise words that it was her duty to display on appropriate occasions.
www.nordic-life.org /nmh/poem.htm   (1422 words)

 What are runes?
Runes are the alphabet of the ancient northern European tribes, the northern Celts, the Vikings, and ancient Germans.
Runes came into usage at least two centuries before the common era, and may have evolved after contact with the "civilized" people of the Mediteranean.
Runes are therefore said to contain the ability to unlock, balance, and control characteristics within us which can be harnessed or augmented to achieve our objectives.
www.wejees.net /whatarerunes.html   (1331 words)

 Uppsala - Runes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Also this rune could be understood as a call to the life of the ascetic, one who finds transcendence in pain, or "death" in its many guises (spiritual death and rebirth, death of the self or ego, death of all comforts - fasting, taboos, mortification, etc.).
This rune is the rune of the sun's rays.
It is also a rune of the revelation of the orlog of the small, for it is attention to small details both external and internal that one maintains balance on ice.
www.winterscapes.com /uppsala/runes.htm   (9651 words)

 Additional Runes of the Anglo-Saxon Futhark
The rune poem verse indicates that the rune itself may also be one of testing, that of the ordeal to see if one has noble faith and strength.
Ear again is an obscure rune name whose meaning is not quite known, although most take it to mean "earth" or "grave." The passage definitely describes the decay of the body and the destruction of the flesh after death.
Again, having no rune poem verse to go by, it is difficult to say what its meaning is in divination or its use in magic.
www.ealdriht.org /addrunes.html   (813 words)

 Love Rune
The rune has a private meaning meant for the specified female reader, but it also conveys a public valence, as in a generalized way the message extends to the maiden's community of women (line 198) and to the friars who compiled and read books such as Jesus College MS 29.
The love rune proper, that is, the epistle written to the maiden, is composed of the twenty-three stanzas that fall in between (184 lines).
By establishing the poem's physical form (which need not have been literal) — that is, by causing a reader to imagine the poem as inscribed upon a roll — Thomas connects the poem's presence to its mystically encoded eroticism.
www.lib.rochester.edu /camelot/teams/loveint.htm   (6461 words)

 The Rune Poem Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Rune Poems were a recitation of the names and kennings (associations) of the runes.
The most traditional is probably the Icelandic Rune Poem, and it's English translation.
The stanzas in the Norwegian Rune Poem are each links to the corresponding stanza in its English translation.
www.ragweedforge.com /poems.html   (280 words)

 Grace Through Guidance - Runes - The Second Aett
Níed is the rune of necessity and constraint.
The rune géar is the rune of the harvest, the reaping of one's labors.
Overall, Sigel is a very positive rune, although the imagery of its rune poem verse also link it to Lagu whose verse is similar, the difference being Sigel is a safe journey while lagu's is a rough one.
www.skatemd.com /forums/showthread.php?t=4070   (2167 words)

 Old English Rune Poem: the First AEtt, Translation and Commentary
The rune verse for feoh is often assumed to have been Christianised, probably because the way translators have treated the final two half lines.
The basic message of the Old English Rune Poem verse for rád could be that some things are easy, particularly while in safe surroundings (the hall), but other things are quite difficult, particularly when away from the safety of hall or home (the miles of paths).
Indeed, perhaps the rune wynn not only involves the feeling of joy itself, but the steps that must be taken to achieve joy; that is, it involves the striving for goals and the feeling that comes from achieving those goals as well.
wodening.ealdriht.org /runes/first.html   (2857 words)

 Mystic Eye Rune Meanings!
glosses 'gold' for this rune and both gold and amber, which was mentioned by Tacitus as one of the trade commodities of the Aestii which fetched a good price from the Romans, are referred to in Norse myth as the 'tears of Freya'.
This rune has the meaning of a god or deity, specifically one of the Æsir, and as such it is usually ascribed to Odin as their leader.
glosses this rune with the Latin glacies, or ice, and provides kennings with the phrases 'bark of riveers', 'destruction of the doomed' and 'roof of wave', despite the fact that salt water freezes with less ease than fresh.
www.themysticeye.com /info/runemeanings.htm   (5690 words)

 The Rune Poems
On the other hand, the Old Norwegian Rune Poem is composed of stanzas of two lines each, the first line usually being a kenning for the rune name or a simple description of it and the second being a rather gnomic statement.
Of the three rune poems, the Old English Rune Poem is the only one to cover all twenty four of the runes of the Elder Futhark, as well as the runes from the first expansion of the Anglo-Frisian futhorc.
The Old English Rune Poem states that "hail is the whitest corn." The Old Norwegian Rune Poem calls it "the coldest of corns." Finally, the Old Icelandic Rune Poem states that "hail is cold corn." In all three rune poems we are given the idea of hail as a corn or a seed of grain.
wodening.ealdriht.org /runes/runepoem.html   (832 words)

 Ankou's Page of Runes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
This is a rune of prosperity, well-being, and fruitfulness.
This rune represents the basic qualities that are found in all humans such as support, social abilities, happiness and cooperation.
Like similar runes that represent land in its many forms this rune is one of a wealth that is passed on to us from our family.
my.execpc.com /~gronitz/futhark/meanings/gothic.html   (873 words)

 Vivid - Erin Noteboom: Notes towards a New Rune Poem
The mystic interpretation is important, because the runes were not used by the rune peoples to write down speech, but as talismans and marks of power.
Their runes are named the torch, the dicecup, the horse, the sea, ice, birch, oak, need, wealth, the clay, the star, the day.
I wanted to try it for myself: to create an alphabet poem, of common objects and actions, to create a system of interpretation so that it could be "cast." To see what of my life and the life of my time can be launched out onto the sea in these little boats.
www.vividpieces.net /2003/02/03-notes_towa.shtml   (547 words)

 Old English Rune Poem, Fifth Verse
Translation B fails to preserve the rune name for sake of alliteration and rhythm.
Use of poetic license in switching from “riding” to “sallying” is justified in part because the mystery that is the subject of any OERP verse is not about the rune name, the first alliterating word in the first stanza.
The author(s) of this poem intended to imply that the advanced mystic is not totally withdrawn from mundane life.
pages.prodigy.net /gary_s/oerp/chap05.htm   (3116 words)

 Rune Websites from Around the World   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Instead of casting or drawing rune pieces, he uses a pendulum over a chart on which the runes are drawn.
A melange of philosophy, poetry and pseudo-science, it places Hagal as the archetype in which all the rune forms and all of life are found.
Runes, charms, incantations, and galdr, and their use for healing.
www.sunnyway.com /runes/links2.html   (2955 words)

 The Anglo Saxon Rune Poem
Rune interpretations from other individuals will be added as received.
The hidden comment in the rune poem - misers lose in friends and opportunities - is as valid today as it was then.
The rune poem gives little doubt that they hurt as much 1000 years ago as they do today.
www.thorshof.org /zrune.htm   (1093 words)

 Divination with Anglo-Saxon Runes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The runes all had names, and these names were very ancient; we have poems in three languages (with m any similarities) which contain short verses about the meanings of each name.
But the hypothesis that these poems supply some key to the magical and divinatory meanings of runes -- and indeed, that these runes were the same as the notae in Tacitus and the rúnom in the Havamal and so on -- are impossible for the romantic or the occultist to resist.
Of the three extant rune poems, it is the least grim and dark, and it has the most runes.
www.iit.edu /~phillips/personal/lore/runedivin.html   (1031 words)

 norwegian poem translations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
POEM IN Gerd of Los Angeles asked if someone could translate this hand-painted inscription on a...
Olsokskvadet (a modern Norwegian poem to the Heathens martyred by "Saint" Olaf Haraldsson)...
Poem on the River Glåma." This book also has the great advantage over most translations that it is bilingual, with the English versions and the Norwegian...
www.enorwegian.com /vocalization/norwegian-poem-translations.html   (513 words)

 AS rune poem
anglo saxon rune poem, runes, rune, futhark, futhork
    The name for the AS rune row is ‘Futhork’ as opposed the Elder Futhark because the sound value of the runes is slightly different despite the fact that the first 24 staves of the Futhork correspond exactly with the Elder Futhark.
  The ‘As’/‘Ansuz’ rune of the Elder is the ‘Os’ rune of the AS.
www.gale.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk /midnite_gale_27.htm   (768 words)

 Mathelinde Volume 2, Number 3
As the poem's action opens, Beowulf comes to Denmark in response to the misfortune of Hrothgar: the king is faced with a seemingly invincible monster who threatens his kingdom.
Although some leaves from Cotton MS Otho B.x survived the fire, because the Rune Poem leaf appeared to have been from a different source and only later bound with the manuscript, any conjecture about the origin of the remains of Cotton MS Otho B.x are inapplicable to the Rune Poem.
The Rune Poem is difficult for a number of reasons, in particular textual uncertainties and obscure diction.
virtual.park.uga.edu /~mathelie/mathii3.html   (4208 words)

 ~*~Rune of the Week~*~
Runes date back to the Neolithic Age, and were a part of life for the Germanic tribes.
As late as the seventeenth century in Iceland, a person caught using or even possessing runes could be burned at the stake.
The Rune Poem, written down around A.D. 750 (but probably much older) by an unknown poet, is a fascinating meditation on each rune, albiet in a different context than we are used to using them (although it still retains much pagan flavor).
www.fortunecity.com /bally/louth/45/rune.html   (351 words)

 RealMagick Article: Mannaz by Jordsvin
Mannaz is the fourth rune of the third aett.
The Old Norse Rune Rhyme and the Old Icelandic Rune Poem are more upbeat, referring to humanity as “the increase of dust.” Our own myths see us as having evolved from inert matter, specifically from tree trunks, which of course grow from the Earth.
Stanza 47 of the Havamal (Hollander translation) reminds us that “man is cheered by man.” This is echoed in both the Old English Rune Poem “Man is in his mirth, dear to his kinsman” (Edred Thorsson translation) and The Old Icelandic Rune Poem “Man is the joy of man” (same translation).
realmagick.com /articles/90/2190.html   (1281 words)

 RealMagick Article: Raidho by Jordsvin
Raidho, the "r-rune", is the fifth rune of the first aett of the Elder Futhark.
The Old English Rune Poem, Old Norse Rune Rhyme and Old Icelandic Rune Poem all refer to horses in their verses on Raidho.
Ing(vi) Frey's verse in the Old English Rune poem mentions both a boat and a wagon, so we can be sure such things went on in Merry Heathen England as well.
realmagick.com /articles/75/2175.html   (816 words)

 The Anglo-Saxon Rune Poem (in Modern English)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The tiny rune tablets to the right of each verse are also clickable and will return you to the large tablet.
The following runes belong to the first division of the ancient Germanic runes; they were known to the Norse as Freyr's Ætt.
The following runes belong to the third division of the ancient Germanic runes; they were known to the norse as Tyr's Ætt.
www.iit.edu /~phillips/personal/lore/runepoem.html   (812 words)

 ANQ: Tir as Mars in the Old English Rune Poem. (Notes).@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
ANQ: Tir as Mars in the Old English Rune Poem.
Tir as Mars in the Old English Rune Poem.
Mistaken understandings of both medieval and modern astronomy have interfered with the acceptance of an obvious meaning for the Tir stanza of the Old English Rune Poem.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:97118044&refid=holomed_1   (142 words)

 Anglo-Saxon Rune Poem (in Anglo-Saxon and Modern English)
Anglo-Saxon Rune Poem (in Anglo-Saxon and Modern English)
Here is my translation of the Anglo-Saxon Rune Poem.
This poem is perhaps the most important work in Englisc (Old English) that has survived into our present day.
www.geocities.com /aeldricc/asrp.html   (60 words)

 The Rune Poems
Three ancient poems were created as mnemonic aids for remembering the rune symbols, their names, meanings and properties.
Because the runes changed slightly in each culture the three poems differ in some aspects.
Wealth is a source of discord among kinsmen;
www.sunnyway.com /runes/rune_poems.html   (801 words)

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