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A Pocket Guide to Runes By Ben Waggoner
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Runes. . . the very name seems to conjure up mystery. Runes appear everywhere from rock album covers to Viking and fantasy movies. But what are they, and how are they used? What do they mean? How and... More > why are they used in magic and in divination? This booklet presents a brief working knowledge of the ancient writing system of the Germanic-speaking peoples. After learning about the runes’ origins and their uses, both for writing mundane texts and for magic and divination, you can look up individual rune letters and explore the surprisingly complex symbolism behind them. Fresh translations of the old rune poems round out this short introduction.< Less
A Pocket Guide to Runes By Ben Waggoner
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Runes. . . the very name seems to conjure up mystery. Runes appear everywhere from rock album covers to Viking and fantasy movies. But what are they, and how are they used? What do they mean? How and... More > why are they used in magic and in divination? This handy pocket-sized booklet presents a brief working knowledge of the ancient writing system of the Germanic-speaking peoples. After learning about the runes’ origins and their uses, both for writing mundane texts and for magic and divination, you can look up individual rune letters and explore the surprisingly complex symbolism behind them. Fresh translations of the old rune poems round out this brief but informative introduction.< Less
Idunna #114 By The Troth
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The theme of "Kindreds" was the theme of IDUNNA #114 (Winter 2017-2018). We led off with thoughts on Heathen kindreds by Diana Paxson, Kim Pierri, and Paden Hunt. Maire Durkan contributes a... More > study of Gudrun Gjukadottir, the tragic heroine of the Volsung legend, and Laura Fuller presents her study of the goddess Skadhi, "From Ring-Lady to Bride." Diana Paxson and Ann Sheffield contribute poems. And there's all our usual columns, book and movie reviews, and more!< Less
Idunna #114 By The Troth
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The theme of "Kindreds" was the theme of IDUNNA #114 (Winter 2017-2018). We led off with thoughts on Heathen kindreds by Diana Paxson, Kim Pierri, and Paden Hunt. Maire Durkan contributes a... More > study of Gudrun Gjukadottir, the tragic heroine of the Volsung legend, and Laura Fuller presents her study of the goddess Skadhi, "From Ring-Lady to Bride." Diana Paxson and Ann Sheffield contribute poems. And there's all our usual columns, book and movie reviews, and more!< Less
Heathen Garb and Gear: Ritual Dress, Tools, and Art for the Practice of Germanic Heathenry By Ben Waggoner et al.
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The Vikings, Anglo-Saxons, Germanic tribes, Goths, and other Germanic-speaking tribes are renowned today in myth, legend, and popular culture. But how did they live? What did they wear? How did they... More > worship? What did they eat? And how did their traditional ways of life reflect their spiritual beliefs? Heathen Garb and Gear takes you on a tour of the world that our forebears knew. More importantly, it shows you how their ways of dressing and living—from weaving woolen cloth and cooking food, to making music and taking steam baths—are reflected in the myths and traditions that have come down to us. Anyone who’s ever wanted to wear Viking clothing, or serve authentic Viking feasts, will find plenty of practical tips here. But even if you’re not interested in re-enacting the old ways, you’ll find much vital information and inspiration for the practice of Heathenry as a living religious tradition.< Less
Heathen Garb and Gear: Ritual Dress, Tools, and Art for the Practice of Germanic Heathenry By Ben Waggoner et al.
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The Vikings, Anglo-Saxons, Germanic tribes, Goths, and other Germanic-speaking tribes are renowned today in myth, legend, and popular culture. But how did they live? What did they wear? How did they... More > worship? What did they eat? And how did their traditional ways of life reflect their spiritual beliefs? Heathen Garb and Gear takes you on a tour of the world that our forebears knew. More importantly, it shows you how their ways of dressing and living—from weaving woolen cloth and cooking food, to making music and taking steam baths—are reflected in the myths and traditions that have come down to us. Anyone who’s ever wanted to wear Viking clothing, or serve authentic Viking feasts, will find plenty of practical tips here. But even if you’re not interested in re-enacting the old ways, you’ll find much vital information and inspiration for the practice of Heathenry as a living religious tradition.< Less
Heathen Garb and Gear: Ritual Dress, Tools, and Art for the Practice of Germanic Heathenry By Ben Waggoner et al.
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The Vikings, Anglo-Saxons, Germanic tribes, Goths, and other Germanic-speaking tribes are renowned today in myth, legend, and popular culture. But how did they live? What did they wear? How did they... More > worship? What did they eat? And how did their traditional ways of life reflect their spiritual beliefs? Heathen Garb and Gear takes you on a tour of the world that our forebears knew. More importantly, it shows you how their ways of dressing and living—from weaving woolen cloth and cooking food, to making music and taking steam baths—are reflected in the myths and traditions that have come down to us. Anyone who’s ever wanted to wear Viking clothing, or serve authentic Viking feasts, will find plenty of practical tips here. But even if you’re not interested in re-enacting the old ways, you’ll find much vital information and inspiration for the practice of Heathenry as a living religious tradition.< Less
The Sagas of Ragnar Lodbrok By Ben Waggoner
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Although based on historical persons from the 9th century, Ragnar Lodbrok and his sons are the subjects of compelling legends dating from the Viking era. Warriors, raiders, and rulers, Ragnar and his... More > sons inspired unknown writers to set down their stories over seven centuries ago. This volume presents new and original translations of the three major Old Norse texts that tell Ragnar's story: the Saga of Ragnar Lodbrok, the Tale of Ragnar's Sons, and the Sögubrot. Ragnar's death song, the Krákumál, and a Latin fragment called the List of Swedish Kings, complete the story. Extensive notes and commentary are provided, helping the reader to enter the world of these timeless stories of Viking adventure.< Less
Idunna #113 By The Troth
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IDUNNA #113 (Fall 2017) focused on Nehalennia, a goddess worshipped in the Netherlands in Roman times. Birgit Knorr's "Nehalennia: Lady of the Low Lands" reviews what we know of this... More > goddess and tells of a visit to her rebuilt temple in the town of Colijnsplaat. Several members had other travels to tell of: Amanda Leigh-Hawkins reported from Frith Forge, an international conference of inclusive Heathens, and John Hyatt recounted his travels on the Sacred Sites Tour, a tour of archaeologically and spiritually important sites in Germany. G. David Nordley tells about the recently discovered star Fafnir in the constellation Draco, and Ben Waggoner provides the first installment of his translation of Faereyinga saga, and his translation of the "Tale of Thorvard Crow-Beak." John T. Mainer contributes his short story, "No Thing Not Earned." And there's the usual columns, book reviews, artwork, poetry, and more!< Less
Idunna #113 By The Troth
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IDUNNA #113 (Fall 2017) focused on Nehalennia, a goddess worshipped in the Netherlands in Roman times. Birgit Knorr's "Nehalennia: Lady of the Low Lands" reviews what we know of this... More > goddess and tells of a visit to her rebuilt temple in the town of Colijnsplaat. Several members had other travels to tell of: Amanda Leigh-Hawkins reported from Frith Forge, an international conference of inclusive Heathens, and John Hyatt recounted his travels on the Sacred Sites Tour, a tour of archaeologically and spiritually important sites in Germany. G. David Nordley tells about the recently discovered star Fafnir in the constellation Draco, and Ben Waggoner provides the first installment of his translation of Faereyinga saga, and his translation of the "Tale of Thorvard Crow-Beak." John T. Mainer contributes his short story, "No Thing Not Earned." And there's the usual columns, book reviews, artwork, poetry, and more!< Less