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   Aspects of Anglo-Saxon Magic, by Bill Griffiths  
  Nonfiction, first publication in December 1996 , latest edition in December 2003
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      Describes and explains the traditional knowledge, beliefs, and practices of the early English during the first millennium. The sources are from both Northern and Southern Europe - i.e. the Germanic and Mediterranean traditions.

    Includes_ The theory and practice of magic and superstition Anglo-Saxon perception of the world and how it is ordered Divination (dreams, runes, lots), Charms, Amulets, Augury, Science and Knowledge

    Texts include: charms; rune poems; information about dreams, weather signs, unlucky days, the solar system, The Signs of the Fifteen Days before Doomsday. Texts are printed in their original language with Modern English translations.

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  • Magic - Magicians - Sorcerers - Witches - Wizards
  • Prescience - Foretelling - Predicting the Future - Seers - Prophets

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