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addition of the demons that transported Matteuccia and the others away to Benevento is straight from the learned tradition. This was a regular folk belief with a theological veneer riveted onto it. Before this time (1428), we hear nothing about

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. Diószegi & M. Hoppál (Eds.), Folk beliefs and shamanistic traditions in Siberia . Budapest, Hungary : Akadémiai Kiadó . Barkalaja , A. ( 1997 ). On the sacrificial

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give it a prominent place in ritual communal activities. According to Jamaican folk belief, cannabis possesses many medical attributes: most notably fortifying the blood, warding off disease, and promoting good health and well-being as a prophylactic

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