A crime writer encounters an ancient Ottoman curse – on his bread.
An evil magic ring, associated with dwarf and dragon – what a great idea Tolkien had for his books! But he actually borrowed it from ancient Viking legends…
The burial and subsequent unearthing of cursed objects is an act that is astonishingly common in Folk Horror.
For many residents of ancient Britain, curses involved invoking a god to influence a particular individual according to their wishes