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ISBN: 0517679442
Author: Frederick Elworthy
Language: English
Publisher: Random House Value Publishing; First Edition edition (January 13, 1989)
Pages: 471
Category: Social Sciences
Subcategory: Politics
Rating: 4.2
Votes: 340
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Yeah it took me this long to get around to reading it. I am glad i got around to reading this book, although dated it had great information on the evil eye and several remedies to help combat the evil eye. It is a survey that covers remedies from all the major religious traditions and even some remedies going back to Euro-Pagan times.

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The evil eye is a widespread belief that unlucky events can ensue if you attract the attention of particular people

The evil eye is a widespread belief that unlucky events can ensue if you attract the attention of particular people. These people, sometimes involuntarily, sometimes voluntarily, can cast a malignant spell on others simply by looking at them. This lavishly illustrated work is the classic study of this superstition. Starting with a mass of anecdotes from contemporary observations in Italy and rural England, Elworthy, using all of his skills as a folklorist and etymologist, delves deeper.

Frederick Thomas Elworthy (1830–1907) was an English philologist and antiquary. His two books on the evil eye and kindred superstitions contain much curious information gathered during travels in Spain, Italy, and other countries, in the course of which he made perhaps the finest collection of charms, amulets, and such-like trinkets in existence; this collection was in the possession of his widow until her death, and was then bequeathed to the Somersetshire Archæological.

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By (author) Frederick Thomas Elworthy. Enhanced with nearly 200 illustrations of evil-preventing charms from the author's personal collection, this in-depth study will appeal to students and scholars of folklore and to anyone enticed by tales of the supernatural. Format Paperback 496 pages. Last week, out of around 32,000 people who got books from the site - 8 people gave donations. Format: Global Grey free PDF, epub, Kindle ebook Pages (PDF): 369 Publication Date: 1895. These books can take me from 2 to 10 hours to create. I want to keep them free, but need some support to be able to do so. If you can, please make a small donation (the average is £. 0). PayPal: Stripe: PDF ePub Kindle.

Title: The Evil Eye. Author: Elworthy Frederick Thomas. This is an exact replica of a book published in 1895. The book reprint was manually improved by a team of professionals, as opposed to automatic/OCR processes used by some companies. However, the book may still have imperfections such as missing pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were a part of the original text. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections which can not be improved, and hope you will enjoy reading this book. Book Renaissance ww. en-books.

Illustrated with 188 black-and-white line drawings and photographs. A fascinating account of ancient and widespread superstitions that the power of the eye can cast a malignant spell... a classic study of one of mankind's darkest fears. Drawing on sources from ancient Egypt through the beginnings of the 20th century, Frederick Thomas Elworthy (1830-1907) presents a compendium of fact and folklore on the evil eye. Throughout history and in all countries, a blighting power over individuals or the ability to manipulate events for evil purposes has long been recognized. Early authorities of the Christian Church adopted and sanctioned these beliefs, as did many medieval physicians. Today, superstitious beliefs and practices about the evil eye exist in many cultures, providing further evidences that the evil eye is one of the most hereditary and instinctive convictions of mankind. Animals can also exercise a mysterious influence over others. Snakes inspire fear and aversion, while some birds really do possess the power of fascination. But most of this unique book concerns human superstitions and powers, ranging from sympathetic magic to the influences of hands, horns, and incantations. There are examples of amulets worn to protect against the power of fascination, or household objects having the same protective purposes; there are descriptions of hidden charms containing sacred or cabalistic writings. Elsworth's absorbing and erudite study takes us throughout this dark history-- on a journey to explore the superstitious and magical solutions devised for protection against the evil eye.

Comments:

Haralem
I bought this book many months ago but haven't gotten around to reading it. I hate reading books. I like the topic and genre though.
Malakelv
VERY INTERSTING EASY TO READ
Samardenob
Great work. Unbelievable study of hidden human power.
Nea
actually the book is better than I expecting,very complete.. but sadly the picture shows a cover and this book didn't come with one..
So I will just order another one from another seller..

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