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OghamI put a new article about Ogham on my website! You can read part of it here, for the rest see my website Illumia Art http://www.illumia-art.nl/Ogham.htmlOgham by PaganArts
About ten years ago I came across a book called Celtic Tree Mysteries by Steve Blamires. Now, I'm interested in Celtic stuff, and I love tree and mysteries, so this was the right book for me. Through this book (which in my humble opinion is quite a good start if you want to learn more about this subject) I learned about the Ogham alphabet. This early medieval Irish alphabet has become quite popular in modern Celtic Pagan and Druid circles, mostly as a means of divination, but also for other magical purposes.
As I said, the alphabet is early medieval Irish. It might have been developed when the first Christians came to Ireland and brought the concept of writing with them, but there is no actual proof of that. We have about 400 known inscriptions on stones, most of them names. The functions of these stones is unclear, but most r
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