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Where did the phrase Faustian bargain originate?

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Where did the phrase Faustian bargain originate?

Folklore and Traditional Morality

Many commonly used phrases have come out of different societies' concerns with morality and appropriate human behavior. The term ''Faustian bargain'' is one such phrase that emerged from a cultural interest in encouraging moral behavior.

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The term ''Faustian bargain'' originated in German folklore several centuries ago.

Over time it has been incorporated into popular culture through...

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Faustian Bargain: Definition & Overview

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Chapter 37 / Lesson 17
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