Evil Eye the Origins and Practices of Superstition 1895

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Kessinger Publishing, Jan 1, 2003 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 488 pages
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A review of the forms and uses of sympathetic magic throughout the world. The story of superstition or everyday magic. Contents: Introduction; Sympathetic magic; Totems, portents, tree-worship; Symbols and Amulets; Gorgoneion; Crescents, horns, horseshoes; Touch, hands, gestures; The Cross; Mano Pantea; Cimaruta, Sirene, tablets; Cabalistic writing - magical formulae; Spitting, incantation, and other protective acts - pixies; Appendices (Celestial Mother, Gargoyles, divination, incantation, etc.) Copiously illustrated.

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