Cover image for Amulets and superstitions : the original texts with translations and descriptions of a long series of Egyptian, Sumerian, Assyrian, Hebrew, Christian, Gnostic, and Muslim amulets and talismans and magical figures, with chapters on the evil eye, the origin of the amulet, the pentagon, the swăstika, the cross (pagan and Christian), the properties of stones, rings, divination, numbers, the Kabbâlâh, ancient astrology, etc.
Title:
Amulets and superstitions : the original texts with translations and descriptions of a long series of Egyptian, Sumerian, Assyrian, Hebrew, Christian, Gnostic, and Muslim amulets and talismans and magical figures, with chapters on the evil eye, the origin of the amulet, the pentagon, the swăstika, the cross (pagan and Christian), the properties of stones, rings, divination, numbers, the Kabbâlâh, ancient astrology, etc.
Author:
Budge, E. A. Wallis (Ernest Alfred Wallis), Sir, 1857-1934.
Publication Information:
New York : Dover Publications, 1978.
Physical Description:
xxxix, 543 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
General Note:
Reprint of the 1930 ed. published by Oxford University Press, London.

Includes index.
Language:
English
Subject Term:

ISBN:
9780486235738
Format :
Book