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Encyclopaedia of supersititions

  • 369 Pages
  • 1.21 MB
  • English
Greenwood Press , New York
Folklore -- Dictionaries., Superstition -- Dictiona
Other titlesEncyclopedia of superstitions
Statementby E. and M. A. Radford ; with a foreword by Sir John Hammerton.
ContributionsRadford, M. A.
LC ClassificationsBF 1775 R3 1969 REF
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 369 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21363459M
ISBN 100837121159
LC Control Number79088993

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superstition, an irrational belief or practice resulting from ignorance or fear of the unknown. The validity of superstitions is based on belief in the power of magic and witchcraft and in such invisible forces as spirits and demons.

A common superstition in the Middle Ages was that the devil could enter a person during that unguarded moment.

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