superstition


treatment of burns
The third and final practice of Sardinian folk medicine, after the eye medicine and the fright therapy is the treatment of burns. It is completely different from previous ones, because this one is based largely on a knowledge of empirical. It is said that many families whose ancestors were friends […]

Treatment of burns – Superstitions in Sardinia


sos erchitos
Sos Erchitos are one of our magical creatures, a little less known but very disturbing. They are people who are guilty of atrocious crimes and, for some reason, have managed to escape the human justice and therefore are incurred in a superhuman punishment. These men, since only humans male can become Erchitos, […]

Sos Erchitos – Magical Creatures in Sardinia





mask's tour
As every region of Italy and the world, even Sardinia has its superstitions and ways to prevent or treat the fulfillment of a certain “curse”. According to the stuperstitions in Sardinia, there are several practices that can be divided into three main categories: the Eye medicine, the fright therapy and […]

The eye medicine – Superstitions in Sardinia