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10 Archaeological Mysteries of the United States. A centuries-old stone wall, stretching for miles; enormous pictures scratched into the ground of a desert; rocks arranged in a circle.

10 Archaeological Mysteries of the United States

You know what these landmarks are, right? Guess again. CUL Witchcraft Collection - Collection Overview. Ulrich Molitor.

CUL Witchcraft Collection - Collection Overview

De Lamiis et Phitonicis Mulieribus, 1493. Part of Cornell University Library’s Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell's Witchcraft Collection contains over 3,000 titles documenting the history of the Inquisition and the persecution of witchcraft, primarily in Europe. How to Find Materials The Witchcraft Collection is open to the public. To schedule a research visit or ask a question, please fill out our reference form. See our Digital Witchcraft Collection to view 104 English language books from Cornell’s Witchcraft Collection.

Encyclopedia Of The Occult. Secret Teachings of All Ages: The Theory and Practice of Alchemy: Part One. Sacred Texts Esoteric Index Previous Next p. 153.

Secret Teachings of All Ages: The Theory and Practice of Alchemy: Part One

Wyoming Physical Map (raster image version) - World Sites Atlas. Serpents in the Bible. The story of the Garden of Eden and the Fall of Man represents a tradition among the Abrahamic peoples, with a presentation more or less symbolical of certain moral and religious truths.[2] Serpents in Mesopotamian mythology[edit] Hebrew Bible[edit] In the Jewish Bible, the Book of Genesis refers to a serpent who triggered the expulsion of Adam and Eve from the Garden in Eden (Gen 3:1-20).

Serpents in the Bible

Serpent is also used to describe sea monsters. This Map Shows Where All the Ships Are Buried Underneath San Francisco - UpOut BlogUpOut Blog. San Francisco—on top of everything else, it is literally a ship burial ground.

This Map Shows Where All the Ships Are Buried Underneath San Francisco - UpOut BlogUpOut Blog

Below, you can see where ships are entombed just below the surface, in addition to what the shores of San Francisco used to look like before it was altered. Back in the Gold Rush era in the 1850s, about 62,000 (!) People from across the globe arrived in San Francisco over the period of a year. Once miners got here, many just abandoned their ships and left them to rot in the harbor (cool), or the ships were used as storage spaces. Because so many people came in such a hurry, the city had to be built up and settled quickly, leading to waterfront extension proposals that expanded original shoreline out to what we know as the Embarcadero today.

So those ships that didn’t have anywhere to go where just built on top of. Esoteric Archives. Cartographer's Selects: Occult London and Marylebone's Wizards - The Thinker's Garden. London continues to thrive as a mecca for occult studies and groups.

Cartographer's Selects: Occult London and Marylebone's Wizards - The Thinker's Garden

Today, salons and bookstores such as Treadwell’s and Atlantis attract hundreds of artists, scholars, and practitioners from around the world—fulfilling a similar function to the Victorian esoteric bookshops of John Denley and George Bumstead. The Warburg Institute, which was the base for historian of magic and science Dame Frances Yates, also maintains the world-renowned Yorke and Innes collections, which include—among many other eclectic tomes—books and manuscripts on alchemy and ceremonial magic. Aleister Crowley in ceremonial garb In the early 20th century, London was the main social arena for occultists like Gerald Gardner and Aleister Crowley. It was also a formative centre of The Theosophical Society, whose London chapters were led by women’s rights activists Anna Kingsford and Annie Besant. 10 Chilling Urban Legends From North Carolina. Urban legends…they ignite the storyteller in all of us.

10 Chilling Urban Legends From North Carolina

We hear them, we tell them, and soon they become stories passed down through generations. While North Carolina is full of the haunted, the weird, and the scary…we also have some pretty interesting urban legends that add to the mystery and allure of our state.

Arcane Languages, Alphabets, And Fonts

Demonology. Symbols And Sigils. Kabbalah. Monsters And Villains. Props And Such. Pad Of Definitions from SUPERNATURAL. Medieval & Renaissance Clip Art. Medieval Woodcuts Clipart Collection. Here is a collection of medieval clipart culled from various period sources, most notably woodcuts of the 15th & 16th centuries.

Medieval Woodcuts Clipart Collection

These pictures are all in .JPG format. In many cases the sizes of the pictures are rather large; this has been done to keep image quality at a maximum. Those who wish to reduce or alter these images for their own use are welcome to do so. They can be made into wonderful transparent .GIF's, as can be seen below. Non-commercial use of these images is encouraged. This banner may be used for linking purposes. Alchemical and archaic chemistry terms. The Alchemy web site on Part I (A-K) Originally prepared by Carmen Giunta at with some later additions by Gleb Butuzov Partial list of sources: Julius Grant, Chemical Dictionary, 3rd ed.

Alchemical and archaic chemistry terms

(Philadelphia: Blakiston, 1944) James Bryant Conant, ed., Harvard Case Histories in Experimental Science, vol. 1 (Cambridge, MA: Harvard, 1957) W. E. Go to Part II (L-Z) acid of shugar: oxalic acid. acidum salis: hydrochloric acid (HCl, marine acid, muriatic acid, spirit of salt); literally "acid of salt". ad siccum: to dryness, as in evaporation to dryness. Interpreting the engravings in Polanski's "Ninth Gate"

Horror Movie Guide. Where to begin with folk horror. Why this might not seem so easy Unlike other sub-genres, folk horror’s very form is difficult to convey.

Where to begin with folk horror

9 Outrageous and Uncensored Pre-code Horror Films You Should See Now. The term Pre-Code refers to a time period before a series of guidelines known as the Motion Picture Production Code were instated. The codes came about as a means for the industry to censor itself without the intrusion of the Federal Government. Before the codes, the movies of the late 20’s and early 30’s were known for their shockingly liberal use of sex, drugs, and violence. Although not fully put into effect until 1934, the code originated in 1922 after a series of scandals forced Hollywood to censor itself before the government did it for them. Paradise Lost: Character List.

Main Characters. The Paranormal & Mysteries - David Icke's Official Forums. Secret Teachings of All Ages: Ceremonial Magic and Sorcery. Sacred Texts Esoteric Index Previous Next p. 101. The Occult - Occultopedia: The Occult and Unexplained Encyclopedia. - Occult Stuff - The Planets. Surnateum - The Museum of Supernatural History.

Insane asylum plans. Satanic Altar. Grimoires of Old Magic. Heraldic Dragons Set Vector Art & Graphics. Out of this world: The Chittenden mysteries. Types of American Folk Magic From New Orleans to the Ozarks. Up until recent years, this form of American Folk Magic didn't necessarily have a just was. Today we call it Appalachian Granny Magic because: A. it came from the Appalachian Mountain Region.