The Cat in Magic and Myth

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Courier Corporation, Jan 1, 2003 - Social Science - 254 pages
The cat has symbolized a host of concepts: good and evil, light and darkness, religion and black magic. This intriguing book traces the history of these fascinating creatures — from vampire and clairvoyant cats to cats in heraldry, as sacrificial objects, and idols of secret sects. Includes 50 black-and-white illustrations.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER
15
II SEKHMET
23
THE CAT AND THE RIDDLE OF ISIS
39
THE CAT IN CHALDEAN AND EGYPTIAN MAGISM
49
IX
66
THE CORN
75
XVI
109
THE CAT AND TRANSMIGRATION
122
CAT AS OMEN OF DEATH
191
CLAIRVOYANT CATS
198
CATS AND TELEPATHY
206
THE CAT AS PHALLIC SYMBOL
210
THE CAT AS CHARM AND TALISMAN
216
THE SYMBOLOGY OF CAT AND MOUSE
224
THE CAT IN HERALDRY
228
THE CATS NINE LIVES
235

XVIII
128
ANIMATED CAT IMAGES
137
DEMON CATS
166
CHAPTER PAGE XXIV VAMPIRE CATS
173
CAT GENII AND FAMILIARS
179
THE CATS NOMENCLATURE
239
MANX LEGENDS
244
LENVOI
248
INDEX
249
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