lithoboly

Lithobolyis the mysterious hails of stones have been reported from time to time in cases of witchcraft and possession (see possession; spIrIt possession). Victims claim to be pelted by stones which suddenly rain down from the sky, or appear from nowhere inside a room. In folklore, the hails are credited to lithobolia, or stone-throwing Demons.

See also : the Lithoboliaof New Hampshire.

Taken from : The Encyclopedia of Witches, Witchcraft and Wicca – written by Rosemary Ellen Guiley – Copyright © 1989, 1999, 2008 by Visionary Living, Inc.

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