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The authors-recognized historians, ethnologists, folklorists coming from 4 continents-present the newest examine findings at the dating, coexistence and conflicts of renowned trust platforms, Judeo-Christian mythology and demonology in medieval and smooth Europe. the current quantity specializes in the divergence among Western and japanese evolution, at the diversified dating of discovered demonology to renowned trust structures within the components of Europe. It discusses the clash of saints, healers, seers, shamans with the representatives of evil; the particular functionality of escorting, maintaining, owning, harming and therapeutic spirits; the position of the lifeless, the ghosts, of pre-Christian, Jewish and Christian spirit-world, the antagonism of the satan and the saint.

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