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On the blog we have several articles about witchcraft in ancient times: Egypt, Greece, Rome... But it was necessary to specify the Roman curse tablets, tabellae defixionum, which are one of the most notorious examples of the structure of spells, popular thought and sympathetic magic of the ancient world. Their main merit is that they are not...

With all topics related to pre-Hispanic cultures in America, care must be taken, since what has been preserved has passed through the hands and vision of Europeans, and above all, through the filter of the Christian religion. Therefore, when talking about witchcraft, we must keep in mind that many acts that were religious or magical could be...

Cultures usually have the study of the stars as a point of reference, with the Sun being a central element in their beliefs. Once a year, between June 20 and 23, the Sun reaches its highest point, so the Summer Solstice is celebrated with different rituals. However, in the Southern Hemisphere it is celebrated during December.

Although in mid-June the search for St. John's Wort increases significantly, herbalists and esoteric stores always have it on hand, knowing its properties. The real name of St. John's Wort is Hypericum Perforatum, a name with Greek and Latin history. The most common translation of Hypericum is "beyond the image" (according to some, "beyond...

Theosophy (gr. "Divine Wisdom" or "Knowledge of God") is a religious movement of the 19th century, initiated by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1831-1891). Theosophy shares much with certain types of thought from classical antiquity (for example, Neoplatonism), and from Eastern philosophies. Not in vain, Blavatsky dedicated himself to continually...

Although the name "Vikings" is not the most accurate (the correct thing would be to say "Nordic"), it is true that the literary and audiovisual world has spread this notion and this has been a great boost for the runes, which in themselves They were little by little positioning themselves next to the great mancies.

Exorcism in Mesopotamia was a mix between religion, magic and traditional medicine. The ancient inhabitants of Mesopotamia considered that any physical or mental misfortune or discomfort was due to the presence of a demon or ghost and its possession. So medical treatments were closely linked to religious beliefs and rituals.

If we ask ourselves if there are rules for knowing the times in tarot, the answer is clear: no. In fact, it has varied so much over time and decks that today, it is considered that each tarot reader can create a special bond with their cards to "reuse" them as time markers in their readings. Although the simplest way...

As could be seen in the previous article (fingers and nails) about palmistry, the fingers are named and influenced by the moutns beneath them. Jupiter, Saturn, Apollo and Mercury, as well as the thumb Venus. For this reason, along with the mountains, the thickness and length of the three phalanges of the index finger are also analyzed, dividing it...

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