Protecting Against Child-Killing Demons: Uterus Amulets in the Late Antique and Byzantine Magical World

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Björklund, Heta;
(2017)
  • Publisher: University of Helsinki
  • Subject: antiikintutkimus

This doctoral dissertation examines medicinal-magical amulets pertaining to the uterus and the protection of women and children, the accompanying tradition of magical texts, and the mythology and folktales of demons believed to kill children and parturient women. The am... View more
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