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The Strange Peasant, Invisible Authors, and Spiritual Music

By on Sep 13, 2011 in Essays | Comments Off

Eusapia Palladino during a seance A chapter from The Mystics The history of the occult contains a considerable gallery of materializations by mediums, and among the most discussed in all records of spiritualism was Eusapia Palladino, who was born January 21, 1854. The event occurred in the Italian town of Bari on the Adriatic, and her actual name was Minerverno Murgeo. As an infant, her mother died, and little more than ten years later her father was slain by bandits. Soon afterwards she was across the peninsula, on the opposite coast, in Naples. It is said that she displayed one of her...

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