Beliefs from the past you still embrace: Exploring medieval omens and their significance!
Signs of doom and gloom from the Middle Ages
Omens, good and bad, were a staple of medieval superstition. Throughout the Middle Ages, many people interpreted signs such as plague as an expression of God's will. Moreover, they read certain images and episodes in the world as portents of impending calamity or disaster, or perhaps as signals of good fortune. From something as mundane as stumbling across a horseshoe, to witnessing a blazing comet racing across the sky, everything, it seemed, had an inner meaning. But what medieval omens might you still believe in today?
Click through and take a look into the past to foretell the future.
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