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Overwhelmingly, it is considered that paedophilia (although I can't attest to the spelling 100% as I do not have an original copy of the work) was first used in print in Richard von Krafft-Ebing's 'Psychopathia Sexualis'. One assumes that as much of this tome was written in Latin and Greek he would be quite knowledgeable in these languages. So I imagine ...


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The 1775 edition of “The New and Complete Dictionary of the English Language” Volume 1, By John Ash - has the entry: Demon: a spirit, an evil spirit so, apparently, the notion of demon as evil spirit entered the English language earlier than the 19th century as you suggest.


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If it is specifically human to animals, you can use the word "bestialize" which means to turn into a beast. There is also "transmogrify". I believe it means to turn something into an animal. Searching around, the definitions seem to be a bit more general, but not by much. The more general definitions mainly just encompass turning ...


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I think the problem you ha e here is expecting that everything is already categorized. However, not everything is. Many things have been categorized by many different people that haven't lasted the test of time because no-one thought the categorization worth their trouble. For example, Foucault in his book on The Order of Things, said once he was looking ...


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