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Laguz/Laukaz
This rune, the fifth rune of the third aett and twenty-first of the Elder Futhark, has two names. Kenaz/Kaunaz is the other rune with two names. Laguz is the best-known name of today’s rune. It means “lake.” Laukaz is the alternative name and means “leek,” a...
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Eihwaz
It's been less than two weeks since I wrote the article for Jera; so it looks like I'm back on track. This Rune is both fascinating and multifaceted! Both the Sheils and Edred Thorsson identify Eihwaz with Yggdrasil, the Norse World Tree or Cosmic Axis. The...
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Tiwaz
Welcome to Tyr’s Aett, the third and final aett (group of eight) of the Elder Futhark. Tiwaz is the name of this aett’s first rune in reconstructed Common Germanic. Its name became first Teiws in Gothic, then later Tiw or Tiu in Anglo-Saxon and Tyr in Old...
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Ingwaz
Welcome to the Rune-of-the-Month Club! Ingwaz is the sixth rune of the third aett, and the twenty-second rune of the Elder Futhark as a whole. Its sound is that of the English “ng.” Like Thurisaz, it represents a sound written by two letters in the Roman...
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Ansuz
Ansuz, the "A" rune, is the fourth rune in the first aett of the Elder Futhark. The Proto-Germanic word "Ansuz" means a "God", that is, the Gods and Goddesses of the Aesir and Vanir. This rune is particularly connected to Odin....
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Gebo
Today we'll consider Gebo, the seventh rune in the first aett. We're now almost a third of the way through the futhark! An alternative Common Germanic name for this rune is Gybu. Derivations of both names show up in later Germanic languages, such as Gothic (Gi...
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Thurisaz
Thurisaz is the third rune of the first aett (group of eight) of the Elder Futhark, and has the phonetic value of "TH." Thurisaz is reconstructed Common Germanic for a creature later called Thurs or Jotun. These are the Giants of Norse Mythology....
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Smiting Goliath: Giants as Monsters in the Ancient Near East Paul B
First, whether it is the Nephilim, Davanas, the gigantes, or the Norse jotun, giants are primeval.
THE ETHICAL WORLD-CONCEPTION OF THE NORSE PEOPLE
expeditions against the giants, also an example to the Norse farmer and the vikings with the Jotun power of gold and set their minds and dependence upon it.
Valhalla: the myths of Norseland; a saga, in twelve parts
Gods of Thunder
D'Aulaire's Norse Gods and Giants, by I. and E.P.
by Jackdays
According to Norse myth life began with two worlds: the Real World and Then the Gods brought the Jotun, or Giants, to the Real World to populate it.

Suggested Web Resources

Norse giants - definition of Norse giants by the Free Online
Jotun, Jotunn [ˈjɔːtʊn]. n. (Myth & Legend / Norse Myth & Legend) Norse myth any of a race of giants.
Jotun - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jotun. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to: navigation, search.
Jötunn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Giants
Jun 24, 2006 The Giants, were the chief enemies of the gods, particularly the Aesir. In the Norse world, a giant was called Jotun or Iotun.
Norse Gods, Goddesses, Giants, Dwarves & Wights
Norse Gods & Goddeses Giants, Dwarves & Wights .

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