- Eighth century rune poem most often referenced.
- Twelfth century rune poem with heavy christian influences.
I know that I hung on a windy tree nights all nine,
wounded with a spear and given to Odin, myself to myself,
on that tree of which no man knows from where its roots run.
No bread did they give me nor a drink from a horn,
down I looked, I took up the runes,
screaming I grabbed them,
then I fell back from that place.
- The most commonly known twenty four character runic set.
Anglo Saxon Futhorc
- An expanded runic set to account for additional syllables in old English.