Its colourful path from the 1200's with original texts in Latin, led to the Middle Ages filled with volumes of 'blood and thunder' predictions.
Much of its works relied heavily on imagination born out of the times in which they lived.
No two hands are alike, and your lines do change, and if they do not, there is significance in that too. The fingers and hand shapes are another good starting point to begin a reading. Are your fingers straight or do some of your fingers bend to one side or another?
Clever as they were in all the obscure arts, they flourished by peddling their brand of mystique, yielding surprising influence for several hundred years more.
Marie Anne le Norman, a famous French palm reader, held great sway in Napoleon's court by accurately foretelling events of both Josephine and Napoleon.
There were tales such as, "If a figure like an 'e' is found near the bottom of the hand, the owner will kill his father or mother or despoil a holy church." Another belief held that if you had a grille in a certain place in the palm, you would "die on the scaffold by hanging".
Indeed, interpretations are always altered to reflect the cultural beliefs of its time.
Palmistry also attracted the gypsy caravans of India and Eastern Europe during their long treks to the Western world.
Palm reading was a blend of knowledge from their travels afar mixed in with their own folklore.
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They are usually focused and direct, and firm and unflinching in their emotions.
With negative markings, they can be intolerant towards others and do not adjust to change easily.
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