Wednesday, 19 November 2008

Runic-Ogham Correspondences-Ear/Ebad




Anglo-Saxon futhorc-Ear.

Ogham-Ebad.

Phoenetic value-ao/ea

Exoteric interpretation of name-Earth-grave, soil of the earth.
Esoteric interpretation of name-Ritual internment, the unavoidable end of all things, death.
Female polarity, the element of earth. The fifth rune of the fourth aett of the Anglo-Saxon futhorc.

Tree-yew
Herbs-hemlock
Gods-Hela
Colour-brown

Anglo-Saxon Rune Poem:
Grave is frightful to every warrior/when the flesh
begins inexorably-the corpse-to cool,
to embrace the earth,/the dark as its companion
fruits fall away,/joys pass away, promises fail.

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