Mythology around Runes: Thurisaz

Mythology: Thurisaz

The first syllable of the rune, thur, or, thurs, survives today in Thursday, the name of the fifth day if the week, which literally means “giant’s day”, but it is also associated with the mighty god Thor, who was something of a giant, even among the larger-than-life deities of Asgard. The rune’s name, Thurisaz, was an ancient title of the thunder god, and it has been suggested by some that the form of the rune represents Thor’s hammer, although others think that it merely shows a single thorn on a stem.


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