Encyclopfdia of Superstitions, Folklore, and the Occult Sciences of the World, Band 2

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Cora Linn Daniels, C. M. Stevans
The Minerva Group, Inc., 2003 - 668 Seiten
Originally published in 1903, this is an excellent source for an historical perspective on superstitions and folklore. Hundreds of entries are arranged alphabetically within broad subject categories. The original subtitle reads: "A comprehensive library of human belief and practice in the mysteries of life through more than six thousand years of experience and progress including the fundamental intuitions and instincts underlying the structure of civilization, theology, mythology, demonology, magic, witchcraft, esoteric philosophy, signs, omens, oracles, sorceries, auguries, divinations, prophecies, methods and means employed in revealing fortune and fate, systems and formulas for the use of psychical forces, hypnotism, clairvoyance, telepathy, spiritualism, character reading and character building with all the known powers and wonders of mind and soul, illustrated with numerous ancient and modern designs and thoroughly indexed."
 

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CHAPTER XI
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DICTIONARY of GEMs Jewels PRECIous MEtals AND MINERALs witH THEIR
CHAPTER XII
CHAPTER XIII
CHAPTER XIV
CHAPTER XV
CHAPTER XVI
Astrology of All Nations 92 9
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PLACES objects AND ARTICLEs of worship
SIGNIFICANCE or THE Cross 1092

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