This is a handy diagram showing all the meanings of the symbols you see in Persian rugs.

This is a handy diagram showing all the meanings of the symbols you see in Persian rugs.

From a 9th century Irish manuscript, the phrase ‘massive hangover’ (Latheirt) written in the ancient Irish text Ogham.

From a 9th century Irish manuscript, the phrase ‘massive hangover’ (Latheirt) written in the ancient Irish text Ogham.

Ogham (᚛ᚑᚌᚐᚋ᚜) is an alphabet that appears on monumental inscriptions dating from the 4th to the 6th century AD, and in manuscripts dating from the 6th to the 9th century. It was used mainly to write Primitive and Old Irish, and also to write Old Welsh, Pictish and Latin. It was inscribed on stone monuments throughout Ireland, particuarly Kerry, Cork and Waterford, and in England, Scotland, the Isle of Man and Wales, particularly in Pembrokeshire in south Wales. (...)

Ogham (᚛ᚑᚌᚐᚋ᚜) is an alphabet that appears on monumental inscriptions dating from the 4th to the 6th century AD, and in manuscripts dating from the 6th to the 9th century. It was used mainly to write Primitive and Old Irish, and also to write Old Welsh, Pictish and Latin. It was inscribed on stone monuments throughout Ireland, particuarly Kerry, Cork and Waterford, and in England, Scotland, the Isle of Man and Wales, particularly in Pembrokeshire in south Wales. (...)

Ogham gloss that reads in Irish Latheirt, i.e. "massive hangover."

Ogham gloss that reads in Irish Latheirt, i.e. "massive hangover."

Germanic tribes was primitive, and paper was not available to them in those days, so there have been only a few findings of runes.

Germanic tribes was primitive, and paper was not available to them in those days, so there have been only a few findings of runes.

Kelley in Ogham

Kelley in Ogham

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