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Now , when , years after , he returned to Jerusalem , he found it ruined and utterly
razed , so that not one stone was left standing on another ; and he could not
recognize former localities . “ He believes that it is God's purpose , in thus driving
Here are found the emeralds , sapphires , carbuncles , topazes , chrysolites ,
onyxes , beryls , sardius , and other costly stones . Here grows the plant Assidos ,
which , when worn by any one , protects him from the evil spirit , forcing it to state
Here are found the small stones called Nudiosi , which , if borne about the body ,
prevent the sight from waxing feeble , and restore it where it is lost . The more the
stone is looked at , the keener becomes the sight . In our territory is a certain ...
The water stands four inches high in a hollow stone shaped like a musselshell .
Two saintly old men watch by it , and ask the comers whether they are Christians
, or about to become Christians , then whether they desire healing with all their ...
Boys there are trained to remain three or four days under water , diving after the
to stones . “ Beyond the stone river are the ten tribes of the Jews , which , though
subject to their own kinge , are , for all that , our slaves and tributary to our ...
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LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - MiaCulpa - LibraryThing
Baring-Gould covers an interesting array of topics, from well-known subjects like the Pied Piper of Hamelin and William Tell, to obscure subjects like the Seven Sleepers of Ephesus and Bishop Hatto ... Volledige review lezen
LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - D.ElaineCalderin - LibraryThing
A must read for students of folklore and mythology and a must have reference book for modern fantasy fiction authors. Hard to find mythos in an easy to read and easy to follow volume. Intriguing. Volledige review lezen