Thursday, November 8, 2007


Rune: Othila (oath-awe-law) #23 ; The god Vali and belonging to the god Tyr.

An amazing infant, Othila was said to have developed so quickly that he grew to his full height on the day after his birth. He is the son of Odin and Rind. He is known as the god of light because he hunted down and killed Hodur, the slayer of Baldur, afterwhich he took his seat in the hall of Gladsheim. He was one of the gods that survived the end of the world. In Christianity, he became Valentine because he was known for his archery and as the god of light.

Object: seat
Symbol: vegetation
Color: red

Meaning: inheritance, legacy, land, property
Reversed: an accident, damage, mechanical equipment failure

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