How Did it Begin?: Customs & Superstitions, and Their Romantic Origins, Volumul 10
D. McKay Company, 1966 - 352 pagini
Customs, superstitions, habits, and expressions that abound in daily life in such areas as etiquette, birth, marriage, death, fashions, medicine, magic, sports, religion, and the Armed Forces. Highly entertaining as well as informative.
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But among them they recognized a cross , with great rejoicing . They were now convinced they were still sailing under the guidance of their faith , whose very symbol was watching over them . They had nothing to fear .
symbols as the clenched fist , crooked cross and bundle of rods . Thousands of years earlier , each of the three world religions , Judaism , Christianity and Islam , knew of the symbol's dynamic power . They realized that a picture ...
The cross was the symbol of the vital germ and key of life . Methods of execution have differed from country to country and changed throughout history . Crucifixion was practised by Greeks and Romans . It was tainted with shame and ...
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LibraryThing ReviewComentariu Utilizator - TheDivineOomba - LibraryThing
This is a book that was a product of its times - it has some interesting facts, but the author is of a different age - for example, he kept referring to "primitive people". Also, a few things were ... Citește recenzia completă
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A good collection of different beliefs, customs, and superstitions, with good explanations of origin and significance through the ages. I read this partly for bits of information that might make good ... Citește recenzia completă
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