Alphabet is magic. When you discover
meet this concept many times: runes used for divination,
priests singing vowels in some shamanic approach (it’s said
used it for healing) and the stories of druids keeping their
in secret, runes from Bornholm are 18 in quantity and it’s
that runes was invented in three groups which makes those 18
three dice and dice were used for divination (wasn’t sure of
and just googled for dice divination and it seems it was,
know how I guessed it but the mere fact christians was
dice-players made me think that dice represent previous
somehow. Three roots of the yggdrasil, three norns (fates,
sudices, rodzanice, parcae, and the further I explore this
confused I am, that’s supposed to pass in time but now it’s
like “in the Lithuanian mythology, Laima (fate, destiny) is
confused with Laimė (good fortune) and Laumė (fairy).
related deities include Dalia (fate) and Giltinė (The
was first mentioned in written sources as Laimelea by
in the Latin prologue to Lithuanian songs, collected by
and published in 1666. She was also mentioned by Matthäus
Prätorius, Jacob Brodowski, Philipp Ruhig and others.1”
so I leave it here for now.
Another approach is from Pythagorean
Which is used for so called plebeyan tree of life, and it’s
completely symmetric because it lacks connections between
1&8, 1&9, 2&8, 2&10, 3&7 and 3&9.
But if we
make it completely symmetric by leaving only neighbouring
get the tetraktys of 18 letters fit for the Bornholm runes.
– the only representation of alphabetic order for runes I
yet, by the way. And it
the nordic tree of life having three roots and uroboros
gnawing those roots to the following image:
Narbutas, Ignas. "Senieji lietuvių tikėjimai". Darbai ir
dienos (in Lithuanian) (Vytauto Didžiojo Universitetas) 5–7.
 (Lithuanian) Jonas
Zinkus et al.,
eds. (1985–1988). "Laimės". Tarybų Lietuvos
enciklopedija II. Vilnius, Lithuania: Vyriausioji
redakcija. p. 467. LCC 86232954.”)