othila Archives - The Birch Grove


OTHILA (Oath-All-Ah) Also: Odal or Othala (Elder Futhark), Othalan (Proto-Germanic), ēðel (Futhorc) Latin Alphabet: O or œ Literal Translation: Homeland or Ancestral Lands Esoteric: Inheritance, Estate As with many Futhark runes, Othila has a two-fold interpretation in divination- home or estate, prosperity, group order, freedom, productive interaction, or lack of customary order, totalitarianism, slavery, poverty,… 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 »