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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...
Divination >> Rune Stones
The Elements of Color Magick
"Color is the place where our mind and the universe meet each other." Paul Cezanne In magick colors represent a certain energy, goal, person (someone you're working for) or a non-physical being (deity, spiritual force). The magickal color meanings...
Symbology >> Colorology
Celtic Gods and Heros: Celtic Gods of Mainland Europe
Speakers of Celtic languages once dominated a swath of Europe stretching from Spain to areas of modern-day Turkey. At various times in their heyday from 500 to 100 B.C., these Celtic peoples controlled what is now France, southern Germany, northern Italy,...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
History of the Egyptian Religion, part I: Early Dynastic Period
I - Predynastic - Early Dynastic Period. The temples were in essence the *Home of the God* and thus a place where only Pharaoh as the Son of God and those he appointed as his deputies, could meet with the god. This goes all the way back to Archaic and...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
A History Of Dreaming - From Ancient Egypt To Modern Day
Dreams have been an important part of the human experince since time immemorial. Fragments of the earliest books come from Egypt, where dreams were considered to be the messages sent from the gods. The Egyptians divided their dreams into three categories: 1....
Parapsychology >> Dreams
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...
Divination >> Rune Stones

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'Hammer of Thor' unearthed: Runes on 1000-year-old amulet solve mystery of why
In Norse mythology, Thor's hammer helped prevent giants from destroying Asgard, the celestial home of the gods. Thousands of tiny intricate amulets, similar to this weapon, have been found all over the Viking world since the first millennium CE.
Weekday Names
While “Sunday” and “Monday” are translations of the Latin names “Dies Solis” and “Dies Lunae,” the English names of the next four days involve substituting the name of Norse deities for the names of their Roman counterparts. In Latin, those days were ...
Viking Chief Tore Hund and his successful resistance against Christian conversion
However, to the modern Asatruar (worshipers of the old Norse gods), neo-pagans, and the pagans of his own time, Tore Hund is a hero.
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Ian McShane cast in Neil Gaiman TV adaptation American Gods
McShane will play Mr Wednesday, a mysterious con-man who is later revealed to be the Norse God Odin. "When you write a beloved character (beloved with, or despite, or because of all his faults) like Mr.

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