Vampyrismus

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Published: 1768
Language: German
Wordcount: 8,153 / 35 pg
LoC Category: PT
Downloads: 997
Added to site: 2010.01.08
mnybks.net#: 26235
Genre: Non-fiction
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en vorgiebt. Der Abt Langlet sagt in der Vorrede seiner historisch-dogmatischen Abhandlung von =den Erscheinungen=: Vampyr, Brucolach, oder Timpanit sind lauter gleichdeutige Worte. Im zweyten Bande dieses Buchs S. 173. liest man das Wort Brucolach kömmt von dem neuen griechischen Worte /boourchos/, welches Koth heisset, und von einem andern /laachos/, welches eine Grube oder Cloack anzeiget; denn man beobachtet gemeiniglich, daß die Gruften, wo man dergleichen Körper beisetzet, voll Koth sind.

Tournefort ein gelehrter und erleuchter Leibarzt, zugleich aber der geschickteste Botanicus oder Kräuterverständige seines Jahrhunderts, da er von Ludwig dem Vierzehenten, Könige in Frankreich, in Asien geschickt worden, hauptsächlich in Griechenland diejenige Kräuter zu suchen, welche die Alten meistentheils sehr unrichtig beschrieben hatten, war selbst gegenwärtig, und sah denjenigen Körper sehr nahe, den man einer Zauberey nach dem Tode (Magiæ

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