A discussion of hidden lore, inner lore, rune worlds, runic numerology, runic Edred Thorsson Thorsson goes over many different areas in this book. Thorsson, Edred. Runelore: a handbook of esoteric runology. Bibliography: p. I. Rune-Miscellanea. 2. Magic 3. Inscriptions, Runic. 4. O ld Norse poetry. I. Tide. Runelore is divided into two parts. In Part One of Runelore, Historical Lore, Thorsson uses archaeological evidence to explain where the runes come from, what.

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Wallis Limited preview – Others on this subreddit can answer that better than I.

Raidho is the symbol of the cosmic law of right ordering in the multiverse, in mankind, and in the soul. This is the view I have taken in my own studies.

I am not currently interested in becoming or claiming to be Asatru. Additionally the books are essentially the foundation of contemporary Runic practice even for a lot of people who dislike Thorsson Mr Plowright is no exception. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Aug 28, Julie rated it really liked it. Additionally, I think it is a bad idea to only read books from one author or another.

I love reading about the runes by historians, such as how they were used, what they said and the artwork that sometimes accompanied them when chiseled on stone. Note that Page who focuses on Futhorc deals only in academic facts, and is uninterested in modern interpretations like those you’re likely to find in most other books mentioned in this thread. And this is only in the first of seven paragraphs! There is nothing wrong getting a variety of views on the runes.



Violation of this rule may result in a ban, with or without thorssson. Viking Age Runes C E. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Apr 11, Alice rated it really liked it Shelves: Probably the best source for esoteric Rune information I have read.

Runelore: The Magic, History, and Hidden Codes of the Runes

JohnsonRobert J. Some of us do follow multiple traditions and some of us can keep the teachings separate. Preview — Runelore by Edred Thorsson.

How bad are Edred Thorsson books? And I will grab both of those books you mentioned.

Runelore: The Magic, History, and Hidden Codes of the Runes – Edred Thorsson – Google Books

Ghorsson while I am a noob in the Heathen path, I have done a lot of reading on the runes, and those two books are my personal favorites. I wrote the thordson as my Masterwork for the Rune Gild. In Part One, Historical Lore, Thorsson uses archaeological evidence to explain where the runes come from, what they mean, and how they evolved. In Part Two, Hidden Lore, he takes a more psychological view of the runes and looks at the entire cosmology of the Old Norse to explain the role runes played and how they were used over time.

Runelore : a handbook of esoteric runology / Edred Thorsson – Details – Trove

This book succeeds somewhat more in the first part of that esred than the second, although it has flaws on both sides. Looking at runes from a different angle. I use all the info I can get my hands on and let the Gods and goddesses lead my study.


Thorssn runes being explained by a series of books also is way too topical for how we look at them. If you take a blog post off of a website, fb, or something tell us. This and Futhark are the books to read to learn about the runes. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. One of the better rune books I’ve read. This book does have some of that in part one.

Reading his major Runic books, there are a few things I personally think a reader should edrred in mind. The mods are the final authority on the rules. I like thorsson but it is not fully balanced to me Dog rated it liked thorsaon Apr 04, Stephen Edred Flowers born also known by the pen-name Edred Thorssonis an American Runologist and proponent of occultism and Germanic mysticism. Flowers’ release of all these books of mysticism runs counter to that in my opinion, especially since his name pops up when people google the religion.

When I know more general info then I will look into the specifics of Asatru. Want to add to the discussion?