TITLE

MAJOR TRENDS IN THE HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF AMULETS

AUTHOR(S)
Schienerl, Peter W.
PUB. DATE
November 1985
SOURCE
Ornament;Winter85, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the logic behind the development of amulets designed for their magical capabilities. During different historical periods amulets were believed to have different capabilities, and their powers were interpreted differently. In early stages of human intellectual development, many believed that the supernatural realm was as real as the natural realm, and amulets helped people to cope with invisible dangers.
ACCESSION #
32622750

 

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