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puerperal daemon and protection against it, however, it usually appears in the form of an animal (dog or ram), carrying human lungs in its mouth and looking for some flowing water (river or stream) to throw the lungs into ( Poiarkov 1891 :41; Baialieva

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Position of the vessels in the graves Fig. 29 Position of the animal bones in the graves Fig. 30 1: Grave no. 465; 2: Grave no. 350/A; 3: Grave no. 303.2; 4: Grave no. 361; 5: Grave no. 364 Fig. 31 1: Grave no. 302.2; 2: Grave no. 345; 3: Grave no. 298; 4

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”, needs a charm to be activated. CHARMS AND VERNACULAR BELIEFS In this tale, the hero obtains the wand thanks to the fish, which is a metaphorical representation of Christ, whose iconic animal image is the one of a fish. Thus, such a gift can be considered

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Society . OHNUMA , Reiko 2017 . Unfortunate Destiny: Animals in the Indian Buddhist Imagination . New York : Oxford University Press . PANKENIER , David W. 2013 . Astrology and Cosmology in Early China: Conforming Earth to Heaven . Cambridge

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spread of technological innovations, and on the other, to a radical transformation in lifestyles. For centuries, the plant played a versatile role in small-scale peasant farming, since pumpkins were used in both animal and human nutrition, and pumpkin oil

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damage caused by game animals), as well as inquiries and requests concerning local developments. Both topics are prominent in the case of research carried out to evaluate the significance of participation. Although the overall picture is relatively

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diseases but also, to a lesser extent, against animal ailments ( Kontomichis 1985 :93 ; Ionas 2007 :Β:85– 87). Characteristic of the expanded use of this charm is the fact that in Cyprus 53 variants are published in the Σώμα των Κυπριακών Επωδών [Corpus

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transformations in animal husbandry. Tracts of land combined in the course of farm- reallocation were used by mid-sized and large estates for independent shepherding while smallholders could only acquire grazing land with great difficulty and despite collaboration

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. Between the surface and 30 cm below was dark brown, pedogenically altered silty clay. The part closer to the surface was highly mixed, presumably connected with modern-period animal husbandry. The investigated site has been used for the past 200 years as

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animal-headed fibulae and more than 20 pieces of glass paste beads ( Fig. 2 ). Moreover, the basic characteristics of the burial rite to the extent they were documented show unquestionable similarities, e.g. this burial was also an inhumation. 13

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