Encyclopædia of Superstitions, Folklore, and the Occult Sciences of the World: Volume II

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Cora Linn Daniels, C. M. Stevans
The Minerva Group, Inc., 2003 - 668 ページ
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
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CHAPTER XI
721
DICTIONARY OF GEMS JEWELS PRECIOUS METALS AND MINERALS WITH THEIR
733
CHAPTER XII
763
CHAPTER XIII
865
CHAPTER XIV
892
CHAPTER XV
916
CHAPTER XVI
928
THEORIES OF THE UNIVERSE AMONG TED NATIONS
1023
PROGNOSTICATIONS FOR THE WEATHER
1034
THE
1041
CHAPTER XVIII
1081
SIGNIFICANCE OF THE Cross
1092
HISTORY OF REMARKABLE RELIGIOUS SECTS IIOI
1102
STORIES AND LEGENDS OF CHRIST
1118
VARIOUS BELIEFS CONCERNING IMXORTALITY
1124

TRADITIONS OF THE FLOOD
949
INFLUENCE OF THE MOON
958
OBSERVATIONS CONCERNING RAIN
998
THE SAINTS PRIESTS AND HOLY MEN AND WOMEN OF THE WORLD
1140
PECULIARITIES OF HUMAN WORSHIP
1188

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