Bools on the Ogham alphabet and the use of Ogham for divination.
The Celtic Inscriptions of Britain: Phonology and Chronology, C.400-1200
by Patrick SimsWilliams
- first comprehensive study for 50 years of the stones from western Britain
and Brittany, inscribed in the Roman and Irish Ogam alphabets. Provides a
linguistic analysis of the 370 Brittonic and Irish inscriptions. Presents new
phonological evidence for the dating of the inscriptions.
Ogam: The Celtic Oracle of the Trees: Understanding, Casting, and Interpreting the Ancient Druidic Alphabet
by Paul Rhys Mountfort
- a comprehensive and practical guide to the ancient oracle based on the
alphabet of the Druids. Describes the symbolism and mythology of the 20 "tree
letters" and their magical correspondences. Includes instructions on how to
make your own Ogam divination sticks, cast the oracle, and perceive omens.
Provides historical background and bibliographic references to the Druidic
mythology ruling this 1,500-year-old oracle.
- a book on Ogham divination that explores the meanings of the letters
in the context of Gaelic language and culture. Explains each letter in
context and shows how to expand the system in new and innovative ways.
The book contains ways to use the ogam for divination, ideas on incorporating
ogam into ritual, discussions of how ogam relates to Celtic Reconstructionist
Paganism, and instructions for creating your own set of ogam feda or
letters for your personal use.
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