From Satan's crown to the holy grail: emeralds in myth, magic, and history

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Morgan (religion and philosophy, Wilson College) begins with legends of the green gemstone. Then she discusses how they come to be, the emerald business, their appearance in world history, the great emeralds, secrets of the trade, and fake emeralds and their kin. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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table_of_contents The green legend -- The birth of the stone in myth and in rock -- From mine to "mine" : the emerald business -- Emeralds in world history -- The mystique of origins and the great emeralds -- Secrets of the emerald trade -- Fake emeralds and their kin : a tale of simulation and dissimulation.
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