Ecstasies: Deciphering the Witches' Sabbath
Weaving early accounts of witchcraft—trial records, ecclesiastical tracts, folklore, and popular iconography—into new and startling patterns, Carlo Ginzburg presents in Ecstasies compelling evidence of a hidden shamanistic culture that flourished across Europe and in England for thousands of years.
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Review: Ecstasies: Deciphering the Witches' SabbathUser Review - Steve Cran - Goodreads
Records of the witches Sabbat reaches us in modern times through the stores and testimonies recorded by the biased inquisitors who tortured the suspected witches to get a confession from them ... Read full review
Review: Ecstasies: Deciphering the Witches' SabbathUser Review - Tina Estep - Goodreads
This is by far one of my favorite books and I still refer to it in my research. This book is an ethnohistory of the beliefs and practices of the early accounts of witchcraft throughout Europe and ... Read full review