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Runes and the English letter values assigned to them by Tolkien, used in several of his original illustrations and designs for The Hobbit.

Runes and the English letter values assigned to them by Tolkien, used in several of his original illustrations and designs for The Hobbit. << My friend taught me this alphabet a bit. I was fun to write to each other!

Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational: Decoding the Runic Alphabet (Viking Facts Treasure Hunt)

Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational: Decoding the Runic Alphabet (Viking Facts Treasure Hunt) Free Printable

anglo saxon runes--I know I'm a big geek for admitting this but Paul and I used to write letters to each other, share multiple choice answers during tests, etc using this alphabet. I don't remember a bit of it now though!

The Anglo Saxons spoke Germanic languages and were not very good at reading and writing. Instead They used symbols called runes. Whereas the Britains who were pushed westward understood the Roman language of Latin and could read and write.