Runes and Norse Symbology

Rune: fehu
Elder Fuþark

Anglo Saxon Symbols & Customs
Stylised Anglo-Saxon dragon, The Westbury White Horse, An Anglo-Saxon Boar clasp, etc.

Kensington Runestone -
The Kensington Runestone is a 200-pound slab of greywacke covered in runes on its face and side which, if genuine, would suggest that Scandinavian explorers reached the middle of North America in the 14th century.
Mjölnir    Runic alphabet   

Mystery and Magic of Runes
This rune page explores the mystrious world of runes. Here you will find information on the many different types of runes, their history, design and meanings.

Borromean Triangles - A Viking Symbol
A form of the Borromean link was used by the Norse people of Scandinavia. The symbol known as `Odin's triangle' or the `Walknot' (meaning knot of the slain) has two variants.

Runic alphabet -
Little is known about the origins of the Runic alphabet, which is traditionally known as futhark after the first six letters. In Old Norse the word rune means 'letter', 'text' or 'inscription'. The word also means 'mystery' or 'secret' in Old Germanic languages and runes had a important role in ritual and magic.

NOVA | Write Your Name in Runes
See your name spelled in runes and learn the meaning of each of the letters in the Viking alphabet.

Ragnar's Viking Page
A brief introduction to Vikings from Ragnar.

Runes and Pronunciation
Iceland, history, geography, people, vikings, settlers, photos, clickable map, phrases in Icelandic, electronic postcards, sci-fi, humor, humour.

Some Thoughts on the Origin of the Fužark
The origins of the Germanic writing system known as the fužark is a hotly debated issue in scholarly circles.

Runes, Alphabet of Mystery
The runes of the Elder Futhark, their uses in writing, divination, magic during the Norse Viking and Teutonic medieval world and today.

The Runic Journey
Runes are an alphabetic script used by the peoples of Northern Europe from the first century c.e. until well into the Middle Ages.