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PGM IV 154-285: Phylactery of 100 Letters

In the Greek Magical Papyri (PGM) the term ‘phylactery’ describes an object that is worn by the practitioner as protection from the gods, daemons and other spirits. 1,564 more words

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Typhon - 100 Monsters

Typhon (tī fun)

Monster Type: Demi-god

Location: Mount Etna

Size: Large

Typhon is the father of all monsters. Typhon has the winged body and head of a man. 80 more words


PGM IV 154-285: A complete Magical System

This is the first post, on a series of posts I intend to make on PGM IV 154-285, “Nephotes to Psammetichos letter concerning bowl divination.”[1] The intent here is to introduce the passage and discus it as a complete and workable system of magical practices. 3,662 more words

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How Super Typhoon ‘Hagupit’ Ruined My First Boracay Trip

Everyone was excited months before our most anticipated trip to the beautiful island of Boracay. Imagine the feeling of a child opening his first ever Christmas gift, that’s how excited we were until frightening news came up weeks before our scheduled trip, a Yolanda-like super typhoon was expected to hit the Philippine shores on those exact travel dates.   788 more words


Morning Must Reads: December 5

This week Lev Grossman, the author of this week’s cover story about Mark Zuckerberg, “Half The World Is Not Enough,” will answer questions from TIME subscribers at 1 p.m. 634 more words