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The Book of Werewolves: Being a Historic Account of a Terrible Superstition; the Myth and Legends of Lycanthropy By Sabine Baring-Gould
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Baring-Gould's eye-opening history of lycanthropy - the werewolf curse - delves deep into the lore, unearthing various historical cases, several of which date back to Ancient or Medieval times. The... More > concept of a human transforming into a wolf has ancient origins, with several Greek and Roman authors such as Virgil, Ovid, Herodotus and Pliny raising the concept in their poetry and other writings. Rumors of sorcery that could induce a human to change was attributed to magicians in far off places such as Scythia, and such beliefs were widely held. Later, the Norse civilization's mythology introduced lycanthropy and other kinds of transformation. Humans as wolves, bears, birds and other beasts were said to appear in the northern wilds; the Norse God Odin took the form of a bird on regular occasions. Berserker warriors would clad themselves in wolf skins; Björn, son of Ulfheoin, was famed for his ability to shift between human and wolf forms.< Less
The Book of Werewolves: Being a Historic Account of a Terrible Superstition; the Myth and Legends of Lycanthropy (Hardcover) By Sabine Baring-Gould
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Baring-Gould's eye-opening history of lycanthropy - the werewolf curse - delves deep into the lore, unearthing various historical cases, several of which date back to Ancient or Medieval times. The... More > concept of a human transforming into a wolf has ancient origins, with several Greek and Roman authors such as Virgil, Ovid, Herodotus and Pliny raising the concept in their poetry and other writings. Rumors of sorcery that could induce a human to change was attributed to magicians in far off places such as Scythia, and such beliefs were widely held. Later, the Norse civilization's mythology introduced lycanthropy and other kinds of transformation. Humans as wolves, bears, birds and other beasts were said to appear in the northern wilds; the Norse God Odin took the form of a bird on regular occasions. Berserker warriors would clad themselves in wolf skins; Björn, son of Ulfheoin, was famed for his ability to shift between human and wolf forms.< Less
Creative Art of Kuriology By The Kuriologist
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Sculptural creations from Kuriology Art Laboratory. From 'The Kuriologist', a cognitively disabled & reclusive self-taught artist living in Cornwall, UK. Clinically diagnosed with Post... More > Traumatic Stress Disorder, severe anxiety, panic attacks & a form of Agoraphobia. He became housebound for over ten years. Isolated due to his rural location, bored & frustrated, he taught himself to create from recycled & re-purposed materials. Kuriology sculptures are based loosely upon objects one might find in a 'Cabinet of Curiosity'. Influenced by Museum collections, taxidermy, natural history, witchcraft, shamanic & traditional tribal & cultural 'object da'art', SciFi, Steampunk, Victorian Gothic, Greek & Roman mythology, & Dr Zeus. The majority of the items featured in this book have been sold as part of a downsizing operation, but the Kuriologist is always creating things in the Kuriology Art Laboratory.< Less
Ripples from Carcosa By Oscar Rios
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RIPPLES FROM CARCOSA expands upon the mythology of “He Who Should Not Be Named” and gathers much of the varied material on Hastur into one place. The first chapter reviews The Great Old... More > One Hastur and his various avatar forms. It examines the Yellow Sign, the play “The King in Yellow”, the Mythos tome of the same name, and the effects these things have on the human mind. Next within these pages is a trio of adventures pitting investigators against Hastur and his human worshippers. These scenarios can be played as stand-alone adventures or as a linked campaign called “Ripples from Carcosa.” Investigators are provided for each scenario, but keepers should feel free to allow their players to use their own investigators if they so choose. Finally is information on the Great Old One Hastur and his cults during the Cthulhu Invictus and Cthulhu Dark Ages eras.< Less
Wanderer's Tarot Guidebook By Casey Zabala
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The Wanderer's Tarot Guidebook is the companion text to the Wanderer's Tarot deck. Included in the guidebook are explanations of the Wanderer's Tarot suits and court cards, tarot spread suggestions, ... More > in-depth card interpretations for each and every card (including reversals), as well as a brief essay on the mythology of the tarot. The guidebook is authored by Casey Zabala, artist and creatrix behind the Wanderer's Tarot deck. Wanderer's Tarot is a feminist tarot deck for modern witches. Each card of the Wanderer's Tarot deck is hand drawn. The cards are based on a traditional study of Tarot, and transmuted by the need for feminine insight and awakening. For the magical practitioner, these cards speak to our magical tools and talismans. The suites of Moons, Stones, Knives and Feathers will lead you to a deeper understanding of your personal power; emotionally, materially, mentally, and passionately.< Less
The Heart of the Run By Maggie Mackay
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"There is a rich seam of folklore running through Maggie Mackay’s first pamphlet, which is watched over by the presiding spirit of her mother. Mackay’s delight in the bounty of... More > language is palpable, so when she invites you to ‘pour a dram of uisge beatha’, sit down at her table by the fire for a spell and warm yourself." - Helen Ivory "Just as we are lulled by a fine malt whisky, we are summoned to where ‘the heart of the run is now’. With a touch of alchemy, we are transported to a land of ‘midnight and saffron’ where ‘dream castles float’ through deserts of sand, never forsaking the world of Gaelic mythology – of mermaids and lullabies, the hues of a Hebridean sunset. Lush with precious moments, these poems are a cornucopia of vibrant images all the way to the closing ghazal." - Alison Lock< Less
Incendiary By Carl Rackman
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Cambodia, 1970. A US Army platoon is wiped out by a terrifying creature from the darkest pages of ancient mythology. Nearly 50 years later, Dr Mel Villiers from the UK’s top secret Porton Down... More > research centre shivers in the pre-dawn darkness at a remote dockside in Southampton, England, awaiting delivery of a unique specimen from the Plum Island biological research facility in New York State. When contact with the ship is lost, an elite SBS unit led by Mel's boyfriend, Captain Steve Warren, is sent aboard to investigate. They find an empty container and a lot of dead bodies. Something lethal has escaped. Things get worse when Warren discovers that the creature is still hiding somewhere aboard the ship. And its escape was no accident...< Less
The Culture Is I-God Book I & II By Divine39 Allah
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It requires only a small book to explain the truth of science, history, law, psychology, sociology, mathematics etc. However, it requires a very large book to cover up the truth of science and/or... More > history by using Mythology, Theology, Isms, Race, and Fiction. The Black men, women and children continue to be economic and social slaves, because of a lack of knowledge of history and science the world over. The Great Pyramids of Gaza was built by Khufu a great Asiatic builder see Black man of Nile and his family. The fallen sons and daughters of the Asiatic Nations need to learn to love instead of hate and to know of their higher self and lower self. This is the uniting of the tribes and families, for teaching and instructing all families of the planet earth, and in the universe. Upon The Nature and Significance of the Culture of the Asiatics, The Book Culture is I-God has for its primary object the construction of a map of the history of the world from an Asiatic Blackman’s perspective.< Less
The Legend of Pangu By James Clum
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Pangu is the mythological Chinese story of how the universe began from the primordial egg. From this egg, cosmic forces churn producing Pangu. As Pangu grows into a man he cuts open the egg with... More > an axe setting into motion the creation of Heaven and Earth. As the story continues one learns how land features were formed from different parts of Pangu’s body helping children to make simple comparisons between Earth and Life Sciences. In addition, this book is designed to introduce elementary school children to myths and Chinese culture. This book is designed to integrate aspects of World History with Literature. This edition includes comprehension questions after the reading that will get children thinking. Each question is designed to not only reflect on what has been read, but also come up with intuitive answers.< Less
Finding a Fit: True Stories of Students' College Searches By Helen Britt
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These true stories, told by a former high school college counselor, show the many sides of students' choices of colleges. "Finding a Fit" goes to the heart of the matter: happiness in... More > college arises from self-knowledge and good information. The examples in this book give parents, students and counselors fresh ways of looking at the decisions. Helen Britt was the first Director of College Counseling at The Branson School and following that, an independent college adviser and instructor in UC Berkeley’s college adviser certification program. She is a magna cum laude graduate of Oberlin College, and holds a masters degree from Dominican University of California. She is the author of a mythology textbook, "Ye Gods," published by Pearson Press, as well as a two-volume edition of the Bible as Literature entitled "After Eden."< Less

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