Amulets and Superstitions has 49 ratings and 2 reviews. Cheryl said: What a fascinatingly strange man this Sir Wallis Budge. Just the name evokes echoes. Amulets and Superstitions: The Original Texts with Translations and Descriptions of a Long Series of Egyptian, Sumerian, Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge. This work consists of the original texts with translations and descriptions of a long series of Egyptian, Sumerian, Assyrian, Hebrew, Christian, Gnostic and Muslim.
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Amulets and Superstitions
Elaine rated it liked it Sep 24, The text is profusely illustrated, with many reproductions of amulets, stones, prayers, crosses, numbers, seals, gods, rings, signs of the zodiac, and much more. Russell Books Ltd Condition: Osiris and the Egyptian Resurrection, Vol.
Mercury; a history of quicksilver Leonard John Goldwater Snippet view – Product Description Product Details A vulture tied to the neck of a mummy gave it the strength of the goddess Isis … Women in Central Africa ate a frog to have large families … A serpent head amulet could ward off venomous snakes … Ethiopians wore stones to keep the Evil Eye away … Abracdabra healed a man suffering from fever … Hebrew anf wore stones to prevent miscarriage … Emeralds cured diseases of the buddge … Garnets protected man from terrifying dreams and skin diseases … Melitites warded off infantile diseases … Moonstones protected men against epilepsy … Rubies protected men from witchcraft, plague, and famine … By far the most thorough, most fascinating coverage of amulets and superstitions is the present book by Dr.
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May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Dover, Dover facsimile reprinting of edition, sewn sheets in stiff paper wrapper xxxix pp illustrated with 22 plates and diagrams etc, Near Eastern Semitic talismans and amulets, star magic, astrology, the evil eye, divination, numerology, VG minor reading wear.
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