Second Years Guide to Ace Ancient Runes: A Study Guide

written by Lily Lavender

This book is intended for all who need a quick study reference guide for ANCR-201. It has a glossary of terms & its appropriate meanings for the entire course. Each chapter is based on a lesson; where it won't go into grave detail, but will give you the necessary components to study for upcoming tests & assignments. This does not include mid-term & final exams. All detailed information about each topic is in your official lessons with the Professor. DO NOT COPY AS IT IS PLAGIARISM!

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Chapter 6

Hagalaz & Naudiz

The mundane meaning of Hagalaz is hail. The magical meanig is natural forces of either human, weather, or time itself. In merkstave, it depicts a natural disaster, chaos, & a confused mind. Use Hagalaz for weather magic. Hagalaz & Fehu is used together to preserve birth & illnesses. The mundane meaning of Naudiz is need. The magical meaning is physical needs, survival, & essential. In merkstave, it means death & hardship. Use Naudiz in sacrifice rituals for protection. The runes after Naudiz would portray the ritual outcome.

Isa & Jera

The mundane meaning of Isa is ice. The magical meaning is a delay, challenge, obstruction, & stagnation. It is common to write this rune in a negative setting & can be used to deliver a warning. Isa has no merkstave & instead is helpful to caution others while having a clear mind & is knowledgeable. The mundane meaning of Jera is harvest of seasons & of life & death cycles. The magical meaning is fertility, barrenness, growth, & decay. This rune is a double-edged sword, as it is both positive & negative. Thus, it has no merkstave. It strengthens life-giving & withering plant spells. Use Jera to give fertility potions extra powerful.

Eihwaz & Perthro

The mundane meaning of Eihwaz is a yew-tree, which is a Norse symbol of life & death. The magical meaning is defense & strength. In merkstave, it means destruction, weakness, & offense. Use Eihwaz & Naudiz together when doing sacrfice rituals & use on weapons. The mundane meaning of Perthro is dice cup & womb. The magical meaning is feminity, luck, fertility, & fate. This rune can be used to note births, seasons, & full moons, as well as potions. In merkstave, it means dullness, unluckyness, shame, & ill-fortune. Use Perthro to strengthen moonlight magic & luck or happiness magic.

Algiz & Sowilo

The mundane meaning of Algiz is elk. The magical meaning is protection & guardianship. In merkstave, it means trouble & danger. Algiz is used to protect spell castors or property. Algiz & Sowilo is used together for protection & strengthen victory. The mundane meaning of Sowilo is sun. The magical meaning is power, good health, masculinity, & victory. In merkstave, it means darkness & defeat. Use Sowilo to strengthen spells & potions, as well as spells in Charms & Transfiguration.

Fun Facts
Eihwaz represents the more sacrifices you make, the stronger the protection will become.
The yew-tree is very poisonous, but it is flourishing & lives for two thousand years.
Sowilo was used to glorify deceased soldiers, to worship Thor, & in weapons.
Sowilo is theorized to be accountable for the Viking invasion of England.

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