Collison-Morley Lacy

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01. The Belief in Ghosts in Greece and Rome Читать →

Жанр: Эзотерика Ghost stories play a very subordinate part in classical literature, as is only to be axpected. The religion of the hard-headed, practical Roman was essentially formal, and consisted largely in the exact performance of an elaborate ritual. His relations with the dead were regulated with a care that might satisfy the most litigious of ghosts,…

02. Visions of the Dead in Sleep Читать →

Жанр: Эзотерика In most of the Greek and Roman stories that survive, the wraiths of the dead are represented as revisiting their friends on earth in sleep. These instances I have not, as a rule, troubled to collect, for they cannot strictly be classed as ghost stories; but since the influence of the dead was generally considered…