The Power of Words
Studies on Charms and Charming in Europe
n medieval and early modern Europe, the use of charms was a living practice in all strata of society. The essays in this latest CEU Press publication explore the rich textual tradition of archives, monasteries, and literary sources. The author also discusses texts amassed in folklore archives and ones that are still accessible through field work in many rural areas of Europe.
About the Authors
James Kapalo is Lecturer in the Study of Religions Department, University College Cork, Ireland.
Éva Pócs is Professor emeritus at the Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, University of Pécs, Hungary.
William Francis Ryan is series editor for the Hakluyt Society, former President of the Folklore Society, former President of the Hakluyt Society.
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