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  • A 15th-century German professor of theology stated authoritatively that lamiae were "demons in the shape of old women."

    Goddess: Tamar, Georgian Goddess of the Sky

  • A 15th-century German professor of theology stated authoritatively that lamiae were "demons in the shape of old women."

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  • [111] The lamiae were mysterious monsters, to whom the ancients ascribed the most varied forms.

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  • Are we talking just your Victorian era reconstructed vampire, or do we expand to allow lamiae, and other such kin, let alone the differentiation between the Or blood sucking watermelons, for that matter?

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  • If the setting, the details of history, the actions characters take, all seem in keeping with what I know of, say, Romantic poets, then I’m happy to accept lamiae and djinn.

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  • To please his sister, the young man once more sets out, and coming to the eldest of the lamiae and telling her his errand, "O my son," said she, "thou canst go there, but as to carrying away the mistress of the handkerchief, that is not so easy.

    Arabian nights. English

  • Ratio est, quoniam diabolus essentiam creaturae seu lamiae immutare non potest, multo minus efficere ut majus corpus penetret per spatium inproportionatum, alioquin corporum penetratio esset admittenda quod contra naturam et omne Physicorum principium est. "

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  • '3 lamat 785, 4 lambcrc 566, 1 lambct 89, 4 bmentamur 851, xt lamiae 902, 11

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