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Runic Alphabets - they served for divinatory and ritual purposes, as well as the more practical use; there are three main types of Runes; Germanic, Scandinavian/Norse, and Anglo-Saxon and they each have any number of variations, depending on the region from which they originate

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The Norse Alphabet Explained by AmericanAngel117.deviantart.com  @Kari Everett Eneva Kofr     We don't have this yet!

The Norse Alphabet Explained by AmericanAngel117.deviantart.com @Kari Everett Eneva Kofr We don't have this yet!

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Viking runes. They were carved in a stone at Maes Howe, a prehistoric tomb site in the Orkney Islands

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from Medium

The English alphabet used to contain the letters "thorn" and "wynn"

Anglo-Saxon Runes. A couple of these made it into the Middle English alphabet, such as the thorn (which is the source of "ye olde coffee shop"--carelessly written and less & less used, it became mixed with the "Y." So our college professor told us!

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