|Pages/Publication Date:||160 / 2017|
Used for thousands of years as a form of written communication and divination, runes have in recent decades again become objects of great interest. In this accessible, illustrated guide, astrologer Kim Farnell delves into how runes were used by the Etruscans, Germans, and Scandinavians, and explains how this system has come to reflect Norse culture and mythology in particular. Farnell discusses each letter of the runic alphabet in detail, and explains how to tap into their energy. Here too is guidance on making your own runes—including a look at the deep symbolism of the various types of wood historically used to create them—as well as tips on reading the ancient alphabet, casting the runes, and interpreting the spread.