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Finnish Shamanism From prehistoric times in Finland there were two indigenous peoples—the Finns and the Saami—and both developed rich shamanic traditions. At the same time, the documentation regarding Finnish shamanism is fragmentary and the subject of v Reindeer Craft, Spiritus, Preschool Games, Tree Of Life, Archaeology, Pagan, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Coloring Pages

Tree of life – Elämän puu

Elämän puu This text is in English after the video. Kuten kerroin olevani kiinnostunut elämän puusta, nyt kirjoitan siitä miten se on jotenkin nyt tullut elämääni kiinnostuksen noustessa yhä enemmä…

Satan, as seen in Codex Gigas. Demons are generally seen as evil beings, and Satan as greatest of these (in the Christian tradition). Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, Illuminated Manuscript, Medieval Drawings, Satan, Witchcraft, Magick, Codex Gigas, Gravure Photo

What You Should Know About the Codex Gigas, aka the Devil’s Bible

Codex Gigas, also known as ‘the Devil’s Bible,’ is the largest and probably one of the strangest medieval manuscripts in the world. Dark legends surround the tome and its origins and the full page portrait of the Devil increases its air of mystery. But what is the manuscript really about?

An ancient text that has baffled researchers for more than 200 years - The indecipherable Rohonc Codex Illuminated Manuscript, Faeries, Indiana, Book Art, Texts, My Books, Mystery, Religion, Language

An ancient text that has baffled researchers for more than 200 years - The indecipherable Rohonc Codex

The discovery of an unidentified text in Hungary has led to more than 200 years of attempts to determine who authored it and to decipher its contents. Many scholars have studied the text, known as the Rohonc Codex, in an effort to understand its meaning and to determine who wrote it and when it was drafted. However, these efforts have been futile to date, as the meaning and origin of the text still remain a mystery.

Erotic spells were a popular form of magic in ancient Greece and Rome. Ancient spells were often violent, brutal and without any sense of caution or remorse. Ancient Greece, Ancient Egypt, Ancient History, Magic Book, Magic Spells, Kemet Egypt, Book Of Shadows, Archaeology

Ancient Egyptian codex deciphered, revealing 1,300-year-old spells and invocations

An ancient Egyptian codex written in Coptic and dating back 1,300 years had been deciphered for the first time, revealing that the 20-page book made of parchment contains a series of spells and invoca

Masterpieces of Illumination: The Worlds Most Famous Manuscripts 400 To 1600 by Ingo F Walther Wolf, Classical Art, World's Most Beautiful, Illuminated Manuscript, Dear Santa, Book Collection, Book Art, My Books, September 19

Masterpieces of Illumination: The World's Most Famous Manuscripts 400 To 1600

Amazon.com: Masterpieces of Illumination: The World's Most Famous Manuscripts 400 To 1600 (9783822847503): Walther, Ingo F, Wolf, Norbert: Books

Arthur taking the sword from the stone, Huth Manuscript, Northern France, 1310 Library Catalog, Medieval Art, British Library, Illuminated Manuscript, Renaissance, Vintage World Maps, Crafty, Sword, France

The British Library Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts

Use the Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts to find and view descriptions and images of items in one of the richest collections of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in the world