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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 »

Alphabets and Scripts

Alphabets and Scripts Theban Script Also called the “Runes of Honorius”, this script is traditionally used to write in a witch’s Book of Shadows or Grimoire, or to inscribe one’s Craft name on altar tools or ritual jewelry. Enochian Alphabet Reputed to be the angelic language first recorded in occult journals by John Dee and… read more »