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 - 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
Review: Ecstasies: Deciphering the Witches' SabbathUser Review - Rick - Goodreads
Carlo Ginzburg's erudition is astounding. That he can take from inquisition records regarding the so-called "witches' sabbath" in western Europe and extend his purview to include Asian shamanism ... Read full review