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Greek Superstition: 

 

Crows

In Greek superstition Crows are seen as a bad omen, often foretelling death. 

Upon seeing Crows cawing, it is believed that the Crows are announcing the death of an individual.  Greeks believing in this superstition will often say to the birds, "Go on your way, and bring me good news."

They're cawing is what is most feared, as it is seen as an announcement of a death that is soon to be heard!  A death of an individual that is likely to be close.

 

Other Superstitions:  

  • Kalikatzaroi Learn about these little goblins who are thought to run around from the period of Christmas to Epiphany stirring up trouble!
  • Sneezing What could be behind you sneezing?
  • A parent's curse What could be more dangerous than a parent's curse?
  • The Fall of Constantinople Learn about a superstition that became a prophesy!
  • Tuesday Find out why Tuesday is considered unlucky by Greeks.
  • The Number 13 Is the number 13 considered lucky or unlucky by Greeks?
  • Priests What is the superstition surrounding these highly respected members of the church?
  • The Use of Salt What can salt be used for?
  • The Use of Spitting What is spitting good for?
  • The Use of Garlic  When and why should garlic be used?
  • The Evil Eye  One of the oldest superstitions passed down from pagan times!
  • Itchy hand What could it mean if you have an itchy hand?

 

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