Power of the Runes

[Thurisaz] [Hagalaz] In the fall of 1992, Thomas Vomel decided on a project - to communicate the character of the runes in pictorial form on cards. He wanted to present the divinatory wisdom of his own heritage, the Germanic peoples. The Power of the Runes is the result. This deck consists of 25 cards, one for each of the runes. The images are based on Teutonic gods and myths shown in archetypal settings. Each scene captures the essence of the rune it represents. To the left is the card for the rune Thuriasz showing Thor, the god of thunder, overcoming hurdles through the will to act. On the border of each card to the left and right is the rune number and corresponding phonetic letter. On the bottom and top are the rune letter and name in the runic alphabet. In the instruction booklet, Vomel gives a brief history of the runes, suggestions for how to use the cards and a summary of each rune's character.

Number of Cards Size Copyright Card Back Design
25 3 3/4" x 5 1/2" 1996 [back design]
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Language of Card Titles: Runic script

Also Included: instruction booklet (44 pages)

Card Names:
Fehu, Uruz, Thurisaz, Ansuz, Raidho, Kenaz, Gebo, Wunjo,
Hagalaz, Naudhiz, Isa, Jera, Eihwaz, Perthro, Elhaz,
Sowilo, Tiwaz, Berkano, Ehwaz, Mannaz, Laguz, Ingwaz,
Dagaz, Othala, Yr

Suit Names: no suits

Court Cards: no court cards

Links to Other Sites:
Review - Wicce website

SAMPLE CARD IMAGES:

[Wunjo] [Laguz] [Elhaz]

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