Apocalypse

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse Revelation 6:1-2: I watched as the Lamb opened the first of the seven seals… I looked, and there before me was a white horse! Its rider held a bow, and he was given a crown, and he rode out as a conqueror bent on conquest.  The White Horse The first…

The Ghouls

Tales of the ghoul circulated throughout the Middle East long before the seventh-century spread of Islam through the region. In fact, the Arabic ghul may stem from gallu, the name of an Akkadian demon in ancient Mesopotamian mythology. In the original Arabic texts, the ghouls of “The Thousand and One Nights” were vile tricksters and ravenous flesh eaters. They kidnapped…

Cursed Mummies

The Curse According to legend, the curse of the pharaohs will be cast on whoever disturbs the mummy or tomb of an ancient Egyptian. The curse doesn’t care if you’re a serious-minded archaeologist or an opportunistic thief – and the spell is especially powerful if the mummy happens to be a pharaoh. Over the years,…

Cursed Books

The Orphans Story A Peruvian academic by the name of Belinda Palacios rediscovered the manuscript hidden deep in the archives of the Hispanic Society of America in 1965. When she began working on the book, colleagues warned her of the curse that was said to linger in the pages of the ancient script. While she…

Cursed Grown

Cursed Curse, is any expressed wish that some form of adversity or misfortune will befall or attach to some other entity: one or more persons, a place, or an object. In particular, “curse” may refer to such a wish or pronouncement made effective by a supernatural or spiritualpower, such as a god or gods, a spirit, or a natural force, or else as a kind of spell by magic or witchcraft; in…