Disability vs The Evil Eye
Welcome to the latest post in my series on beliefs surrounding disability. Last week I discussed the Evil Eye and its effects. This week I will look at how the Greeks and Romans used disabled people to counteract the Evil Eye. Kind of like a human shield. As I explain it further it will make more sense.
Talismans and the Evil Eye
A few weeks ago, I discussed the Egyptian god, Bes and all his demon scaring abilities. The demons that he was warding off were very similar to the Evil Eye that later generations would try to combat. I have a…