Bools on the Ogham alphabet and the use of Ogham for divination.
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.
by Samuel Ferguson
- a scholary study of Ogham inscriptions published in 1887.
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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.
by Erynn Rowan Laurie
- 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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