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Witchcraft and Magic in Europe, Volume 1 Biblical and Pagan Societies von Cryer, Frederick H. (eBook)

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 01.06.2001
  • Verlag: Bloomsbury Publishing
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Witchcraft and Magic in Europe, Volume 1

The oldest roots of the European concepts of witchcraft and magic lie in the Hebrew and other cultures of the ancient Near East and in the Celtic, Nordic and Germanic Societies of the North and West. The authors of this volume survey three crucial aspects of this earliest phase of development. These are the role of magical incantations and rituals against witchcraft in Mesopotamia in the last three millennia BC, the attitudes to witchcraft and magic in the Old Testament and in later Jewish tradition, and the beliefs and legends associated with trolldomor (witchcraft) in pre-Christian Scandanavia.


    Format: PDF
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Erscheinungsdatum: 01.06.2001
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9780567323378
    Verlag: Bloomsbury Publishing
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