Archive for March, 2009

  • A human being that is possessed by a spirit or some otherworldly creature is a phenomenon found in a myriad of cultures and religions. Jewish folklore calls the spirit that […]

    Dybbuk – Spiritual Possession

    A human being that is possessed by a spirit or some otherworldly creature is a phenomenon found in a myriad of cultures and religions. Jewish folklore calls the spirit that […]

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  • The Chachapoyas, also called the Warriors of the Clouds, were an Andean people living in the cloud forests of the Amazonas region of present-day Peru. The Incas conquered their civilization […]

    Chachapoya

    The Chachapoyas, also called the Warriors of the Clouds, were an Andean people living in the cloud forests of the Amazonas region of present-day Peru. The Incas conquered their civilization […]

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  • Pre-Columbian Americas See also: Child sacrifice in pre-Columbian cultures Altar for human sacrifice at Monte Alban Some of the most famous forms of ancient human sacrifice were performed by various […]

    Human Sacrifice

    Pre-Columbian Americas See also: Child sacrifice in pre-Columbian cultures Altar for human sacrifice at Monte Alban Some of the most famous forms of ancient human sacrifice were performed by various […]

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  • By current estimates, the book originally had 272 pages in 17 quires of 16 pages each. About 240 vellum pages remain today, and gaps in the page numbering (which seems […]

    The Voynich manuscript

    By current estimates, the book originally had 272 pages in 17 quires of 16 pages each. About 240 vellum pages remain today, and gaps in the page numbering (which seems […]

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