Arcane Miscellany

Here are some tidbits of text from the oldest books available on the macabre and bizarre.

Aldabert- A pseydo-mystic of 8th Century France.
Colloquy of the Ancients- A collectino of Ossianic legends.
Hazel Tree- This tree was dedicated to Thor and was known to cure fevers.
Robin Goodfellow- English domesticated fairy. A nocturnal creature most often benign, although many suppose he leads men astray at night.
Kosh- A wicked fiend of the forest in the Congo area.
Kyphl- An Egyptian aromatic believed to heal, created from 16 different materials.
Spiegelschrift- In automatic writing, this is writing backwards and should be read by reading in a mirror.


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