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Abstract: Amulets appear in various types and forms. They are labeled by different terms presumably reflecting their use as attractive or as repellent forces to supernatural powers, the etymology of t…

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Peter Busch, “Amulet”, in: Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, General Editors Robert A. Segal, Kocku Von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 16 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2016

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