domenica 25 marzo 2018

Rune, sigilli magici islandesi e tatuaggi di protezione

Risultati immagini per nordic symbol for protection
Above the norse protection symbol called Vegvisir.

Risultati immagini per icelandic magical staves

The Icelandic magical staves (sigils) are symbols called Galdrastafur in Icelandic, and are credited with magical effect preserved in various grimoires dating from the 17th century and later.[1] According to the Museum of Icelandic Sorcery and Witchcraft, the effects credited to most of the staves were very relevant to the average Icelanders of the time, who were mostly subsistence farmers and had to deal with harsh climatic conditions.[1]

Veldismagn: Icelandic Runestaves – that which increases power – paint with your blood and carry close to your body at all times so that nothing evil will harm you, and you will be healthy and free of sickness when traveling

Veldismagn: Icelandic Runestaves – that which increases power – paint with your blood and carry close to your body at all times so that nothing evil will harm you, and you will be healthy and free of sickness when traveling


Immagine correlata

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Le varianti del Vegvisir

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Vegvisir, the old viking compass for guidance. Surrounding runes: "not all who wander are lost." Inguz in the middle: "where there is a will there is a way." The 2 ravens Huginn and Muginn for wisdom. Yggdrasil: "the tree of life." Stands for Balance. Supported by 2 runes of time: Jerah and Dagaz, both for decision making. Meaning of this tattoo to me: every step i take toward balance is with a certain thought and memory, strengthened by Valknut and guided by Vegvisir and Inguz.


Risultati immagini per vehmic court symbol
Icelandic nameManuscript descriptionImage
Að unniSo a girl loves a man.[2]Icelandic Magical Stave adfastulku.svg
ÆgishjálmurHelm of Awe (or Helm of Terror); to induce fear, protect the warrior, and prevail in battle. [3]Aegishjalmr.svg
AngurgapiCarved on the ends of barrels to prevent leaking.[citation needed]Icelandic Magical Stave angurgapi.svg
BrýnslustafirFor use on whetstones.[citation needed]Icelandic Magical Stave brynslustafir.svg
DraumstafirTo dream of unfulfilled desires.[citation needed]Icelandic Magical Stave draumstafir.svg
DreprúnTo kill an enemy's cattle.[4]Icelandic Magical Stave dreprun.svg
Feingurfertility rune.[citation needed]Icelandic Magical Stave feingur.svg
GapaldurTwo staves, kept in the shoes, gapaldur under the heel of the right foot and ginfaxi under the toes of the left foot, to magically ensure victory in bouts of Icelandic wrestling (glíma).[citation needed]Icelandic Magical Stave gapaldur.svg
GinfaxiIcelandic Magical Stave ginfaxi.svg
HólastafurTo open hills.[citation needed]Icelandic Magical Stave holastafur.svg
KaupalokiTo prosper in trade and business.[citation needed]Icelandic Magical Stave kaupaloki.svg
LásabrjóturTo open a lock without a key.Icelandic Magical Stave lasabrjotur.svg
LukkustafirWhoever carries this symbol with them encounters no evil, neither on the sea nor on the land.[5]Lukkustafir Huld Ms.png
MáladeilanTo win in court.[6]Icelandic Magical Stave maladeilan.svg
NábrókarstafurA stave used when making necropants (nábrók), a pair of pants made from the skin of a dead man that are capable of producing an endless supply of money.[7]Icelandic Magical Stave nabrokarstafur.svg
SkelkunarstafurTo make your enemies afraid.[8] (A similar looking stave is titled Óttastafur in the Huld Manuscript.)Icelandic Magical Stave ottastafur.svg
Rosahringur minniA lesser circle of protection.[citation needed]Icelandic Magical Stave rosahringurminni.svg
SmjörhnúturButterknot, to ensure butter was procured through non-magical means.[citation needed]Icelandic Magical Stave smjorhnutur.svg
Stafur gegn galdriStaves against witchcraft.[9]Icelandic Magical Stave stafurgegngaldri.svg
Stafur til að vekja upp draugTo invoke ghosts and evil spirits.[citation needed]Icelandic Magical Stave stafurtiladvekjauppdraug.svg
ÞjófastafurFor use against thieves.[10]Icelandic Magical Stave thjofastafur.svg
TóustefnaTo ward off foxes.[11]Icelandic Magical Stave toustefna.svg
Varnarstafur ValdemarsValdemar's Protection Stave; increases favor and happiness.Icelandic Magical Stave valdemar.svg
VatnahlífirProtection against drowning.Icelandic Magical Stave vatnahlifir.svg
VegvísirTo guide people through rough weather.[12]VegvisirHuld.png
VeiðistafurFor luck in fishing.Icelandic Magical Stave veidistafur.svg

Font

Following a visit to the Museum of Icelandic Sorcery and Witchcraft in the summer of 2006, Apostolos Syropoulos designed a font containing several of the magical staves.[13] This font is now included in the repositories of Fedora.[14]

See also

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