Witchcraft : a secret history / Michael Streeter.
By: Streeter, Michael.Material type: BookPublisher: London, England : White Lion Publishing, 2020Description: 256 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 21 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780711252240; 0711252246.Subject(s): Witchcraft | Witchcraft -- HistoryDDC classification: 133.4309 Summary: This volume delves into the history of witchcraft and separates the myth from fact.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
A beautifully illustrated and bewitching introduction to witchcraft's lesser-known history, spanning several centuries and comprising unbelievable facts and little-known legends.
Originally published: Gloucester: Fair Winds, 2002.
Includes index and glossary.
This volume delves into the history of witchcraft and separates the myth from fact.
Table of contents provided by Syndetics
- Introduction (p. 6)
- 1 The Ancient World
- The Dawn of Witchcraft (p. 14)
- Powerful Goddesses, Powerful Witches (p. 34)
- Origins of Witchcraft (p. 50)
- Magic and the Birth of Christianity (p. 52)
- European and Northern Witchcraft (p. 66)
- The Wheel of the Year (p. 86)
- 2 The Medieval World
- The Rise of Christianity (p. 90)
- The Burning Times (p. 106)
- Witches' Tools (p. 134)
- New World, Old Horrors (p. 136)
- Salem: A Town Possessed (p. 148)
- The Magic Circle and Pentagram (p. 170)
- 3 The Modern World
- The Survival of Witchcraft (p. 174)
- The Birth of Wicca (p. 190)
- Covens (p. 210)
- Wicca Goes West (p. 212)
- Witchcraft Now and in the Future (p. 228)
- What Witches Believe (p. 244)
- Glossary (p. 248)
- Index (p. 252)
- Picture Credits (p. 256)