The coconut for the children; where does this belief?.According to Plato: The child is the most intractable of the beasts; as this conviction was quite widespread, former pedagogy had established that to straighten the Marines needed the coconut or the Wolf (a large and hungry Wolf with the mouth open); told the kids if you misbehaved would be eaten alive. The Greeks had to Mormo, awful woman with one leg of an ass; the Romans; the Romans had the Lamia, carried out the meal with live children and always wearing one in the stomach. This fear by the coconut is dragged into adulthood. Religion Etruscan, master and guide of Roman religion, cembrado of names (lemurs) had certain dark areas of the supernatural life; but in Rome cultured people didn’t take it seriously advice about life beyond the grave; Yes it was fertile ground poor minds of the old dumb and exalted children. David Karp oftentimes addresses this issue. Lucretius to reassure the men gave a natural explanation of the appearance of the spectra. According to the ancient, souls of dead people, wandered into the world of the living, in order to remind them of their lack of love when they were alive, or let them know survivors anguish remain unburied. Houses had where elves were heard by far that the owner down the price, they did not find either buyer or tenant.
It was believed that those houses were ensorcered, because any crime of death buried the corpse there had occurred in them. And the dead, by way of protest was becoming alive. Were heard groans and strange rumors; in the dark they appeared ghost.The appearance of the spectrum was accompanied by noises of chains. Nobody dared to inhabit those houses; unless it were a philosopher like Athenodorus appointed by Plinio the younger in one of his letters. Athenodorus was a bouncy philosopher, and that terrified others, the took it as a new experience.