The Immaterial Book of St. Cyprian
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- The Immaterial Book of St. Cyprian
- Folk Concepts and Views on The Book as a Cultural Item Through the Reading of Folk Narratives
- 'Leitao, Jose'
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- Revelore Press
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- 133.4 LEI
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- English and Portuguese
A collection of Portuguese legends, mainly concerned with treasure hunting, which refer to the book of magic known as The Book of St. Cyprian. Many of these legends also feature Mouras - spirits with fairy-like qualities who guarded treasure.
For a similar British treasure hunting story, see John Billingsley's The Mixenden Treasure (Museum Library id. no. 133.4 BIL 6346); and for spirits associated with treasure, see David Rankine's The Book of Treasure Spirits (133.42 RAN 5795).
For a book about St. Cyprian and his association with magic, see Cypriana: Old World, edited by Alexander Cummins, Jesse Hathaway Diaz and Jennifer Zahrt (133.4 VAR 8435).
A parallel translation, with Portuguese and English texts.