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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Ecstasies: deciphering the Witches' SabbathUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Emerging from testimonies during witchcraft trials in Europe between the 14th and 17th centuries are consistent descriptions of the Witches' Sabbath: night flying, ritual cannibalism, etc. Most ... Read full review
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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