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Rune Poems

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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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Perthro
Welcome to the Perthro column of Rune-of-the-Month Club. Perthro is the Rune for the sound represented by the Roman letter “P.” This is the sixth Rune of the second Aett, hence the fourteenth Rune, so we are moving right along! Perthro is the reconstructed...
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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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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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Ehwaz
The third rune of the third aett bears the reconstructed Common Germanic name Ehwaz. Later, its name became Aihws in Gothic (note how archaic Gothic is), and still later, Eh in Anglo-Saxon. If you remember that “k” in Indo-European changed to “h” in Germanic,...
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Nauthiz
Welcome again to the Rune-of-the-Month Club. Actually, it seems like it's become more like the Rune-of-the-Season Club, since the last time I sat down to write one of these, I was snowed it; and now, daytime highs are well into the 80's! I'll try to write a...
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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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The Icelandic Rune-Poem - VIKING SOCIETY WEB PUBLICATIONS
The text commonly called the Icelandic rune-poem is only a poem by courtesy.
Old English Rune Poem (OERP) (Icelandic and Norse ones to be
Old English Rune Poem (OERP). (Icelandic and Norse ones to be added). I do not present an exact facsimile but an approximation as follows.
Manusanvisningar för Scripta islandica
The Norwegian Rune Poem (NRP) has a reputation for being “cryptical”.
Rune Primer
Rune Poems, and discussion of some of the authors of esoteric runology. Also, a new chapter with discussion of the many popular myths about the runes.
The reception of myths concerning literacy and poetry
The Old Icelandic and Old Norwegian Rune Poems. These poems contain a short verse for each of the runes in the fuflark. 3.

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Bruno David Gallery presents “Marginal Waters”
(Kalevala) The three ladders allude to the tripartite symbolism that frequently appears in the ancient rune poems of Karelia, the cultural area at the border of Finland and Russia. Cherie Sampson currently lives and works in Columbia, Missouri.

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The Rune Poem Page
The Rune Poems were a recitation of the names and kennings (associations) of the runes.
Rune Poems - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Rune Poems are three poems that list the letters of runic alphabets while providing an explanatory poetic stanza for each letter.
The Rune Poems
Rune Poems.Three ancient poems were created as mnemonic aids for remembering the rune symbols, their names, meanings and properties.
Rune Poems
The first of two pages dedicated to rune poems, ancient and new.
Rune Poems

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