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Häxan: Witchcraft Through The Ages (1922)

Adam Green - April 11, 2018 in devil, documentary, Häxan, occult, sorcery, witchcraft, Witchcraft Through The Ages, witches

Curious and groundbreaking mix of documentary and silent horror cinema, written and directed by Benjamin Christensen.

Woodcuts and Witches

Adam Green - May 4, 2017 in Art & Illustrations, Books, christianity, crone, Culture & History, demonology, demons, devils, Featured Articles, king james, occult, persecution, printing, printing revolution, Religion, Myth & Legend, sorcery, witchcraft, witches, wizards

Jon Crabb on the witch-craze of Early Modern Europe, and how the concurrent rise of the mass-produced woodcut helped forge the archetype of the broom-riding crone — complete with cauldron and cats — so familiar today.

Woodcuts and Witches

Adam Green - May 4, 2017 in Art & Illustrations, Books, christianity, crone, Culture & History, demonology, demons, devils, Featured Articles, king james, occult, persecution, printing, printing revolution, Religion, Myth & Legend, sorcery, witchcraft, witches, wizards

Jon Crabb on the witch-craze of Early Modern Europe, and how the concurrent rise of the mass-produced woodcut helped forge the archetype of the broom-riding crone — complete with cauldron and cats — so familiar today.

The Key of Hell: an 18th-Century Manual on Black Magic

lotta - October 29, 2015 in black magic, cyprianus, magic, magician, occult, sorcery

Images from the Claris Inferni or "The Key of Hell", a late-18th-century book on black magic.

The Key of Hell: an 18th-Century Manual on Black Magic

lotta - October 29, 2015 in black magic, cyprianus, magic, magician, occult, sorcery

Images from the Claris Inferni or "The Key of Hell", a late-18th-century book on black magic.