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Evil Eye the Origins and Practices of Superstition
by Frederick Thomas Elworthy


Overview - 1895. A review of the forms and uses of sympathetic magic throughout the world. The story of superstition or everyday magic. Contents: Introduction; Sympathetic magic; Totems, portents, tree-worship; Symbols and Amulets; Gorgoneion; Crescents, horns, horseshoes; Touch, hands, gestures; The Cross; Mano Pantea; Cimaruta, Sirene, tablets; Cabalistic writing - magical formulae; Spitting, incantation, and other protective acts - pixies; Appendices (Celestial Mother, Gargoyles, divination, incantation, etc.) Copiously illustrated.  Read more...

 
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Overview
1895. A review of the forms and uses of sympathetic magic throughout the world. The story of superstition or everyday magic. Contents: Introduction; Sympathetic magic; Totems, portents, tree-worship; Symbols and Amulets; Gorgoneion; Crescents, horns, horseshoes; Touch, hands, gestures; The Cross; Mano Pantea; Cimaruta, Sirene, tablets; Cabalistic writing - magical formulae; Spitting, incantation, and other protective acts - pixies; Appendices (Celestial Mother, Gargoyles, divination, incantation, etc.) Copiously illustrated.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781161365597
  • ISBN-10: 1161365591
  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 2010
  • Page Count: 488
  • Dimensions: 10 x 7 x 1.06 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.33 pounds


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