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Gathered Storytelling: Death and Disease Among the Luo of the Nyakach Plateau
Humans’ particular experiences of sickness and death depend largely upon their respective cultural and religious beliefs. They also depend greatly upon the social practices of their community, which define expectations for ...
Serpentine Images of Power: Benevolent and Malevolent Depictions of Snakes in the Minoan, Greek, and Roman World
The image of the snake evokes the same terror and awe today as it did in the ancient Mediterranean world. In the mythology, literature, and religious traditions of the Greek and Roman sphere, snakes were understood to ...