Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Universal-Publishers
Galdr is a song or howling by which a poem written in runes is "made active." Anthropological texts will often describe a healing ritual where the healer has been seen to mutter some indistinct words over the patient. This book gives these 'mutterings' back their true meaning and importance. It
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-04-12 - Publisher: Hachette UK
The Hunger of the Gods continues John Gwynne's acclaimed Norse-inspired epic fantasy series, packed with myth, magic and bloody vengeance THE DEAD GODS ARE RISING . . . Lik-Rifa, the dragon god of legend, has been freed from her eternal prison. Now she plots a new age of blood and
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-08-01 - Publisher: Weiser Books
Runes have long been used as vital tools for transformation. The Norse employed them as tools for communication, and the Vikings would use them as wisdom before embarking on a journey or entering battle. Runic scholar Kaedrich Olsen reclaims the transformative power of the runes for readers today as a
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-04-01 - Publisher: Weiser Books
A thorough, academic look at the past, present, and future of Norse polytheism. Welch highlights many Norse goddesses as well as other divine females of the Norse pantheon - Valkyries, Norns, Giantesses, Disir - and in a straightforward manner, makes a definitive case for the primordial goddess.