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An Inquiry into the Religious Tenets of the Yezeedees

By: Badger, G. P.

Description: This is a short extract from a book by a Christian missionary which gives some historical observations on the Yezidi people of northern Iraq. For more information on the Yezidi, refer to Devil Worship: The Sacred Books and Traditions of the Yezidiz, which references this article heavily. The Rev. Badger didn't get as close to the Yezidi as Isya Joseph did. His access was limited because he was a missionary, rather than an anthropologist. However, there are...

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The Nihongi, Part 1

By: Ashton, W. G.

Description: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitme...

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The Book of the Secred Magic of Abramelin the Mage

By: Gregor Mathers, S. L. Mac

Description: The Book of Abramelin tells the story of an Egyptian mage named Abramelin, or Abra-Melin, who teaches a system of magic to Abraham of Worms, a German Jew presumed to have lived from c.1362 - c.1458. The magic described in the book was to find new life in the 19th and 20th centuries thanks to Mathers' translation, The Book of the Sacred Magic of Abramelin the Mage, its import within the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, and later within the mystical system o...

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Devil Worship, The Sacred Books and Traditions of the Yezidiz

By: Joseph, Isya

Description: The manuscript comprises a brief Introduction, the Sacred Books, and an Appendix. In the first, the compiler indicates the source of his information and gives a sketch of the life of Sei? 'Adî, the chief saint of the Yezidis. The Sacred Books comprise Kitâb al-Jilwah (Book of Revelation), and Ma??af Rês (Black Book)--so named because in it mention made of the descent of the Lord upon the Black Mountain. Al Jilwah is ascribed to Sei? 'Adî himself, and would a...

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Sumerian Mythology

By: Kramer, S. N.

Description: The Sumerians were a non-Semitic, non-Indo-European people who flourished in southern Babylonia from the beginning of the fourth to the end of the third millennium B. C. During this long stretch of time the Sumerians, whose racial and linguistic affiliations are still unclassifiable, represented the dominant cultural group of the entire Near East.

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Orpheus, Myths of the World

By: Colum, Padraic

Description: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitme...

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The Promised Key

By: Maragh, G. G.

Description: The Promised Key is a Rastafari movement tract by Leonard P. Howell, a Jamaican preacher; renowned as a Jamaican “John The Baptist”. Published around 1935 under Howell's Hindu pen name G.G. for Gangun Guru Maragh, meaning teacher of famed wisdom, the tract bears some similarities to the Royal Parchment Scroll of Black Supremacy, without the stream-of-consciousness language, long opaque abbreviations, and repetition. Most significantly, the identities of 'Kin...

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Thus Spake Zarathustra

By: Nietzsche, Friedrich

Description: Nietzsche regarded 'Thus Spoke Zarathustra' as his most important work, and his story of the wandering Zarathustra has had enormous influence on subsequent culture. Nietzsche uses a mixture of homilies, parables, epigrams and dreams to introduce some of his most striking doctrines, including the Overman, nihilism, and the eternal return of the same. This edition offers a new translation by Adrian Del Caro which restores the original versification of Nietzsch...

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The Nihongi, Part 3

By: Ashton, W. G.

Description: The Nihon Shoki, sometimes translated as The Chronicles of Japan, is the second oldest book of classical Japanese history. It is more elaborate and detailed than the Kojiki, the oldest, and has proven to be an important tool for historians and archaeologists as it includes the most complete extant historical record of ancient Japan. The Nihon Shoki was finished in 720 under the editorial supervision of Prince Toneri and with the assistance of Ono Yasumaro. T...

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The Folk-Lore of the Isle of Man

By: Moore, A. W.

Description: This kindle edition is very well formatted with more then 20 illustrations. HE Isle of Man has been unfortunate in not having had competent collectors of its Legendary Lore. But few have taken the slightest interest in it, and those who have did not understand the language in which they could have learned it at first hand. The earliest of these collectors, and the one to whom we owe most of the tales which are given in the following pages, was George Waldro...

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The Royal Parchment Scroll of Black Supremacy

By: Pettersburg, F. B.

Description: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitme...

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Summer Legends

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Yaqui Myths and Legends

By: Giddings, Ruth Warner

Description: Sixty-one tales narrated by Yaquis reflect this people's sense of the sacred and material value of their territory.

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The Epic of Kings

By: Ferdowsi

Description: A translation of Ferdowsi's Persian epic poem (10th century AD) containing Persia's myths, legends and history. It is a vibrant portrait of an ancient civilization as well as an important work of medieval literature.

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The Nihongi, Part 4

By: Ashton, W. G.

Description: The Nihon Shoki, sometimes translated as The Chronicles of Japan, is the second oldest book of classical Japanese history. It is more elaborate and detailed than the Kojiki, the oldest, and has proven to be an important tool for historians and archaeologists as it includes the most complete extant historical record of ancient Japan. The Nihon Shoki was finished in 720 under the editorial supervision of Prince Toneri and with the assistance of Ono Yasumaro. T...

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Wonderful Ethiopians of the Ancient Cushite Empire

By: Houston, D. D.

Description: Houston describes the origin or civilization and establishes links among the ancient Black populations of Arabia, Persia, Babylonia, and India. In each case, she concludes that the Blacks who inhabited these areas were all culturally related.

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The Nihongi, Part 2

By: Ashton, W. G.

Description: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitme...

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A Buddhist Bible

By: Goddard, Dwight

Description: Buddhism is a religion and philosophy encompassing a variety of traditions, beliefs and practices, largely based on teachings attributed to Siddhartha Gautama, commonly known as the Buddha (Pali/Sanskrit the awakened one). The Buddha lived and taught in the northeastern Indian subcontinent some time between the 6th and 4th centuries BCE. He is recognized by Buddhists as an awakened or enlightened teacher who shared his insights to help sentient beings end su...

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Online Diary

By: Napoli, Lisa

Description: The tour journal eliminated the rock critic middle man and created a direct, living and breathing, multiple-perspective story-telling that couldn't have been done by a newspaper, magazine, radio or television. A scathing take on Lollapalooza. Sam Pratt - New York Post

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The Dolorous Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ

By: Emmerich, A. C.

Description: This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS series. The creators of this series are united by passion for literature and driven by the intention of making all public domain books available in printed format again - worldwide. At tredition we believe that a great book never goes out of style. Several mostly non-profit literature projects provide content to tredition. To support their good work, tredition donates a portion of the proceeds from each sold copy. ...

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