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Algiz

ALGIZ (Al-Jiz) Also: Elhaz (Proto-Germanic), Eohl (Futhorc), Yr (Younger Futhark) Latin Alphabet: Z (Elder Futhark), R (Younger Futhark), X (Futhorc) Literal Translation: Elk Esoteric: Higher Self, Protection Like most Futhark runes, Algiz carries a dual meaning in divination- connection with the gods, awakening, higher life, or consumption by divine forces, loss of the divine link,… read more »

Nordic Runes

One of the most recognizable symbols used in modern Paganism is the Nordic Runes. The symbols originate from a series of related alphabets used to write Germanic languages in pre-Christian Europe. The earliest record of these inscriptions has been dated to 150 AD, many of the oldest found in Denmark and northern Germany. The runic… read more »


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