The Evil Eye Essay
The evil eye dates back to over a thousand years ago. The earliest known indication of it dates back to the classical period, in Ancient Greece and Rome. Besides being mentioned in ancient Greek and Roman texts, it is almost mentioned in texts such as the Bible and the Quran (Radford). It holds the same meaning no matter where or how the story is told to define it. It is a mischievous look that many cultures believe it is able to cause harm and/or bad luck towards the person it casts upon for hatred or envy. The symbol and the superstition of the evil eye is one of the most well known symbolic images throughout the world.
The belief in the evil eye is believed in many cultures, but it continues to be a major influence …show more content…
Literature Review The Evil Eye and Cultural Beliefs among the Bedouin Tribes of the Negev, Middle East (2005) is an article written by Aref Abu-Rabia. Throughout his article, Abu-Rabia discusses the different attitudes and practices that the Bedouins take in relation to the evil eye as a cause of catastrophe. The Bedouin culture is part of primarily a desert-dwelling