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Early American Chapbooks
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Printed and illustrated green wrappers with decorative border; 7 x 5 cm. Typographically identical to an issue dated 1840.
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens, Occupations -- Juvenile literature, Manufacturing processes -- Juvenile...
California Digital Library
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NUC pre-1956
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Topic: Children's poetry
North Carolina Collection
by Lee, Enoch Lawrence, 1912-; Carolina Charter Tercentenary Commission (Raleigh, N.C.)
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Topics: Indians of North America, Indians of North America
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by Aram Ghanalanyan
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Ավանդապատում [Armenian Traditions] , by Aram Ghanalanyan (Erevan, 1969), in 757 pdf pages. One of the best sources for Armenian folklore. Texts and variants grouped by subject (such as land, plants, animals), with a map and plates. Scanned and uploaded by Robert Bedrosian.
Topics: Folklore, Tales, Legends, Beliefs, Oral Literature, Stories, Anecdotes, Armenia, Armenian
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by Mardiros Ananikian
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Armenian Mythology by Mardiros H. Ananikian from The Mythology of All Races Volume VII (New York, 1925). The finest English-language treatment of Armenian mythology. The Religious Development; Chief Deities; Iranian Deities; Semitic Deities; Vahagn "The Eighth" God; Nature Worship and Nature Myths; 1. Sun, Moon, and Stars; 2. Fire; 3. Water. 4. Trees, Plants, and Mountains; Heroes; The World of Spirits and Monsters; Cosmogony, Death, and Eschatology. Map of the ancient temples. Zipped...
Topics: Armenia, Armenian, Mythology, Pre-Christian, Gods, Pagan, Myths, Antiquities, Folklore
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Հայ ընտանեկան պաշտամունքը [Armenian Familial Worship] , by X. Samuelean, in 74 indexed pdf pages, serialized in Azgagrakan Hande's [Ethnographic Review] , XII (1904), pp. 203-234; XIII (1906), pp. 112-130; and XIV (1906), pp. 156-174. Customs concerning death and the soul of the departed, the hearth, keeping the hearth-fire alive, dualism of good/light, and evil/dark, family saints, guardian angels, evil spirits and how to avert them. Compiled and uploaded by user Robert...
Topics: Folklore, Ethnography, Myths, Mythology, Armenia, Armenian, Domestic Religion, Cultural...
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by Tadeos Awdalbegean/Awdalbegian
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Միհրը հայոց մէջ [Mithra/Mher among the Armenians] , by T'ade'os Awdalbegean (Vienna, 1929), in 166 pdf pages. Azgayin matenadaran series, volume 120. Study of a popular pre-Christian deity in Armenia. Uploaded by Robert Bedrosian.
Topics: Myths, Mythology, Folklore, pre-Christian, Gods, Goddesses, Armenia, Armenian, History, Historical,...
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by Anne M. Avakian
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Armenian Folklore Bibliography, by Anne M. Avakian (Los Angeles, 1994), in 234 bookmarked and searchable pdf pages. This excellent work contains citations of articles and books on Armenian folklore, in multiple languages. Probably the best available resource in English for bibliography on this subject. Scanned by Robert Bedrosian.
Topics: Armenia, Armenian, Folklore, Folk Tales, Legends, Myths, Mythology, Songs, Games, Customs, Cultural...
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by Ervand Lalayan
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Ervand Lalayan's Armenian-language study of a district in southeastern historical Armenia, extracted from the journal Azgagrakan Hande's [Ethnographic Review],  XI (1904), pp. 240-336; XII (1904), pp. 109-174; XIII (1906), pp. 199-226; and XV (1907), pp. 133-163. Descriptions of the district's physical features, history, ethnography, family and cultural institutions, population statistics, festivals, and customs concerning birth, marriage, death and burial. Some photographs by Lalayan....
Topics: Armenia, Armenian, History, Historical, Ethnography, Nakhichevan, Folklore, Folk Beliefs, Customs
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Schweiger-Lerchenfeld, Amand, Freiherr von, 1846-1910
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Dorothy and Zaven Pachanian Collection
by Hervert Adams Gibbons, Ph.D.
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Source: free
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The Voynich Manuscript is a document that is notable for its strange text, that to date hasn't been decyphered. Theories range from a secret language or code to an old sort of joke or hoax.
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Topics: voynich, manuscript
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by Curtiss Frank Homer and Harriette Augusta
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The Teachings of the Order of Christian Mystics Satisfy Both Head and Heart and have Remodeled Mens Lives. This volume presents three revelations of supreme importance, concerning the origin of the Zodiac, the Labors of Hercules, and the relation of the Sun Myth to the Christian religion. Why is the Zodiac divided into 12 signs and not some other number? Why should there be only four elements, earth, air, fire, water? Why should each have three manifestations in the Zodiac? All the myths and...
Topics: Order of Christian Mystics, Order of the 15, Number 11, A New Beginning, The Initiate,...
Running title: The collected mysteries of all nations
Topics: Superstition, Superstitions, Occultism
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Demonology, Devil
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=dC8SAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Princeton Theological Seminary Library
by Macgowan, John, 1726-1780
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Topic: Devil
New York Public Library
by Jewett, Edw. H., (Edward Hurtt), 1830-1907
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Topic: Devil
The Victorian Collection
by Bradlaugh, Charles, 1833-1891
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Caption title
Topic: Devil
Vol. 2, 2nd ed., corr. 1659; v. 3, 1st ed., 1662
Topics: Devil, Puritans
New York Public Library
by Wimberly, C. F. (Charles Franklin), 1866-1946
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Topics: Devil, Good and evil
Duke University Libraries
by Brooks, Thomas, 1608-1680; Burdott, Staunton Stevens; Smelle, W
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Topics: Christian life, Devil
Spine title: Worlds of spirits
Topics: Apparitions, Witchcraft, Demonology, Immortality
Source: bplsc
The Library of Congress
by Cooksey, N. B. (Nicias Ballard), 1846-1927
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Topics: Christian life, Devil
Princeton Theological Seminary Library
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"Now revised and greatly improved by another hand."
Topics: Devil, Sin, Original, Sin
Probably fictitious. Cf. Moore, J.R. Defoe (422)
Topics: Cronke, Dickory, 1660-1718, Conduct of life
Source: bplsc
Signatures: A-E(last verso blank)
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Defoe & Defoeana
by Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731
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Frontispiece engraved by Van der Gucht after Eberlain
Topic: Magic
Source: bplsc
First edition
Topics: Hutchinson, Francis, 1661-1739, Magic, Witchcraft
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Topics: Witchcraft, Occultism
First word in title in Greek
Topics: Hutchinson, Francis, 1661-1739, Boulton, Richard, b. 1676 or 7, Spiritualism, Witchcraft,...
The Medical Heritage Library
by Salverte, Eusèbe, 1771-1839; Thomson, Anthony Todd, 1778-1849
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Translation of Des sciences occultes
Topics: Occultism, Magic, Parapsychology
Anonymous; attributed to Henry T. Williams
Topics: Clairvoyance, Occultism, Magic
Printed over 400 years ago (1596) in London, this book by Ludwig Lavater is considered a standard English source-book for ghost lore and demonology. It is believed that Shakespeare read this edition and used it for Hamlet. –Abstract. From the collection of Jane C. Apple.
Topics: Shakespeare, William- Hamlet – Sources, Apparitions-Early works to 1800, Ghosts, Demonology
"This treatise was presented to the University of Leipzig [for the degree of doctor of philosophy] July, 1897."--Pref
Topics: Occultism, Magic, Demonology
Imprint from colophon, date from title page.
Topics: Witchcraft, Magic, Demonology
"Appendix. Dem geneigten Leser wird zu Gefallen die Wiederlegung nebst der Schrifft des Hn. Doctoris Weyer communiciret, als der sich unterfangen wollen, zu behaupten, dass die Zauberey und das Hexen-Wesen nicht zustraffen sey." (pt. 1: p. 400-465; a critical account of the work of Johann Weyer: De lamiis liber. Basel, 1582). -- "Determinatio oder Schluss-Reden, so die Theologische Universität zu Paris im Jahr 1398 wegen damahls schon entstandener abergläubischen Sachen...
Topics: Demonomania, Demonology, Magic, Witchcraft, Trials (Witchcraft)
Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Demonology, Spiritualism
The Medical Heritage Library
by Berbiguier de Terre-Neuve du Thym, Alexis-Vincent-Charles, 1765-1851
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Topics: Demonology, Occultism
Duke University Libraries
by Bang, Thomas, 1600-1661; Bang, Thomas, 1600-1661. Caelum orientis
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Includes a fragment of the apocryphal book of Enoch (p. 25-29) and a discussion of its theories on demonology
Topics: Writing, Hebrew language, Demonology
Latin and French
Topic: Demonology
American Libraries
by Jewett, Edw. H., (Edward Hurtt), 1830-1907
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Topics: Devil, Demonology
"Biographical notice": p. [245]-247
Topic: Demonology
California Digital Library
by Gilpin, Richard, 1625-1700; Grosart, Alexander Balloch, 1827-1899
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Topics: Demonology, Devil
Princeton Theological Seminary Library
by Gilpin, Richard, 1625-1700
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Added title page for each part; part I and II paged continuously
Topics: Devil, Temptation, Puritans
Princeton Theological Seminary Library
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Bibliography: p. 211-217
Topics: Devil-worship, Yezidis
The Library of Congress
by [Defoe, Daniel] 1661?-1731
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With reproduction of original t.-p.: Political history of the devil, as well ancient as modern: in two parts ... London, T. Warner, 1726
Topic: Devil
Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Demonology, Devil
Boston Public Library
by Cranch, Christopher Pearse, 1813-1892
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"I call this poem a libretto, because ... the verses may suggest or accompany ... music."--Pref
Topic: Devil
Source: bplgrsci
The Library of Congress
by Andonios, Andon. [from old catalog]
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Community Texts
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Armenia
Topic: Armenia
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by Manuk Abeghyan
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This is an English translation of Manuk Abeghyan's doctoral dissertation (Leipzig, 1899). Originally published in German (Der armenische Volksglaube), this important and influential study was subsequently translated into Armenian by the noted philologist and linguist Dr. Dora Sakayan, and from Armenian into English by Dr. Robert Bedrosian. Manuk Abeghyan/Abeghian (1865-1944), a renowned scholar of Armenian literature and folklore, discusses the following topics in this work: 1. The Sources and...
Topics: Folklore, Folk Beliefs, Mythology, Myths, Armenia, Armenian, Customs, Superstitions, Ethnology,...
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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Topic: Armenians -- United States
Dorothy and Zaven Pachanian Collection
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University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich, 1770-1831; Lasson, Georg, 1862-1932; Crous, Ernst, 1882-; Meyer, Franz Sales, 1849-; Nohl, Herman, 1879-1960
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Includes bibliographical references
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Krauth, Theodor; Meyer, Franz Sales, 1849-
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Topics: Furniture, Cabinetwork
California Digital Library
by Bodleian Library; Baronian, Sukias, d. 1904; Conybeare, F. C. (Frederick Cornwallis), 1856-1924
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Topic: Manuscripts, Armenian
Dorothy and Zaven Pachanian Collection
by Editor: Charles A. Vertanes
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Topic: Ironwork
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Meyer, Franz Sales, 1849-
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Includes index
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Art objects
Authors and Editors: Milutin Garasanin, Vladimir Georgiev et al. Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, 1971, 334 pp.
Topics: Prehistoric Chronology of Western Anatolia and Balkan Peninsula, Hungarian Region (Transylvanian...
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Author: Georgi Atanasov RITT-BG Print, Silistra, 2006, 36 pp.
Topics: Sacred Valley of Zalmocsis, Cave Sanctuaries at 'Badjaliata' and 'Kirindjika'
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Authors and Editors: Vahe Setian, Zareh Jorekjan et al. Zavarian Student Association & Aztag Daily and Armenian Weekly Newspaper, Beirut (Lebanon) - Boston (Massachusetts), 2005, 16 + 60 pp.
Topics: Genocide and History of Armenians, Politics of Denial in 20th Century, Claim Without an Owner
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Authors and Editors: Maria Boeva and Kiril Iordanov 'Nauka i Izkustvo' Publishing House, Sofia, 1952, 60 pp.
Topics: Progressive Intelligentsia Against Fascism, Communist International 1935, Dimitrov and Stalin,...
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Author: Dimitur Mishew Paul Haupt Buchhandlung, Bern (Suisse), 1918, 16 pp.
Topics: United States in War, Serbian and Greek Diplomacy vs. Bulgaria
Community Texts
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Author: Januarius MacGahan (introductory note by Theodore D. Dimitrov) "Daily News" Special Inquiry Supplement (reprinted), Geneva, 1966, 184 pp.
Topics: Campaign of London's "Daily News", Gladstone vs. Disraeli, MacGahan Dead from Typhus
Author: Tsola Dragoycheva (translated by Nikolina Panova) Sofia Press, Sofia, 1979, 104 pp.
Topics: Fatherland Front and Macedonian Issue, Decisions of AVNOY, Position of IMRO (United)
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Author: Krassimir Spasov National Military History Museum, Sofia, n.d., 32 pp.
Topics: Disputes Between Balkan Countries, Bulgarian Military Commanders
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Authors and Editors: George Gotzev et al. Sun Printers Ltd., London (Great Britain), 1972, 48 pp.
Topics: Balkantourist - Sofia, Royal Arsenal Cooperative Society - London
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Author and Editor: N/A Bulgarian Export Promotion Center, Sofia, 2007, 40 pp.
Topics: Business Tourism in Bulgaria, Sofia - Plovdiv - Varna, Rila - Pirin - Rhodopi, Nature Reserves in...
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Author and Editor: N/A Bulgaria Travel Organization (European Regional Development Fund), Sofia, 2007, 24 pp.
Topics: Thracian Heritage, Medieval Fortresses and Monasteries, Traditional Customs and Craftsmanship
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Author: Jordan Petkoff (translated by S. W. Reeve) Bulgarian State Printing House, Sofia, 1933, 224 pp.
Topics: Towns and Historical Places, Review of Economics and Intellectual Life, Useful Hints
Community Texts
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Author: Ivan Kalov REKLAMA Print, Sofia, 1978, 72 pp.
Topics: Bulgaria, Rousse, Danube
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Author: Bogdan Nikolov Sofia Press, Sofia, 1986, 64 pp.
Topics: Thracians, Rogozen, Archaeology
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Authors: Dimiter Tsonchev (1) and Kiril Krustev (2) Bulgaria Today Supplement, published since 1951, 6 pp.
Topics: Panagyurishte Gold Treasure, Thracians, Gospels of Ivan Alexander, Medieval Bulgaria
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Authors: D. Ovcharov (1), M. B. Shchukin (2) et al. (1) National Museum of History - Sofia; (2) State Hermitage - Leningrad Committee for Culture Print, Sofia, 1989, 160 pp.
Topics: Nomads in Eastern Europe, Slav Monuments at Bug and Dnieper, Khazar Fortress Sarkel-Belaya Vezha