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2012 AD and Beyond: Abracadabra

4 Nov

This word holds us in fascination. It seems
to evoke a magical effect when spoken. The
dictionary defines it as a word of magical

Where is the origin of this word? Some
believe it is connected with Abraxas. He is
painted as a demon with snakes for feet.
Since the 2nd century, Abraxas was believed
to be a god who wards off evil. His symbol
was used in rings, bracelets, and gems.

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