Ancient Beliefs





This section presents the ancient beliefs and practices, some dating from the earliest times. Some of the beliefs and activities still exist though not in their original form.

The following articles are presented:

Agathodaemons 
Amduscias
Amy 
Anamelech
Ancient Beliefs of Love Spells
Ancient Mysteries 
Animal worship 
Ankh 
Ba
Cacodaemons
Egregore

Epilepsy

Epiphany
Fly
Focus
Jakin and Boas
Jinnistan 
Ka
Keres
Khaib
Krampus
Manes 
Nif
Orphic Literature
Orphism 
Palengenesis 
Preanimism
Shayba 
Sheol 
Simulacra 
The Emerald Tablet

Simulacra

Simulacra

  Simulacra, in ancient Egypt, were paintings and statuettes of slaves, persons, animals, and sometimes other beings that were placed in tombs. The simulacra accompanied their masters ...

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Sheol

Sheol

Definition Sheol, Hebrew "Pit," is a term symbolizing a cavern, womb, or underworld. It is related to the uterine paradise-garden called Shal-Mariin Tibet and Shalimar in India. Originally ...

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Shayba

Shayba

  Shayba, the Arabic-Aramaean title of the Great Goddess, was the "Old Woman" whose spirit dwelt in the sacred stone of the Kaaba or Mecca. Shayba was the land-name and the Goddess-name ...

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Preanimism

Preanimism

  Preanimism is thought to be the first feeling of fear, of awe, of wonder instigated by supernatural events. Also, it embodies the earliest beliefs that all objects are alive with life, ...

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Palengenesis

Palengenesis

  Palengenesisis an ancient Greek term meaning, "becoming again," as the seed of an oak tree recreates its parental oak. This identical life in cyclical recurring phases is the essential ...

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