Alpine Witchery: Austrian Folk Magic, Lore, & Spellcraft

Alpine Witchery: Austrian Folk Magic, Lore, & Spellcraft

Alpine Witchery: Austrian Folk Magic, Lore, & Spellcraft

Alpine Witchery: Austrian Folk Magic, Lore, & Spellcraft

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Overview

Embark on a captivating journey into the mystical world of Alpine witches through this collection of authentic spells from the Austrian witch trials. With this spellbook, you can explore dozens of translated incantations from the fifteenth through nineteenth centuries alongside details captured in court records and suggestions for adapting the workings for modern practice.

Author Christian Brunner brings European folk witchcraft to life through accounts documented in the case files. By letting the voices of the defendants and witnesses speak for themselves, he creates a vivid portrayal of the accused and their unique magic. Brunner also provides relevant context, detailing the circumstances surrounding these trials including the pressures, tensions, and influences of the eras. This book deepens your understanding of traditional Alpine witchery and provides historical spells you can try for yourself.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738777672
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide, LTD.
Publication date: 11/08/2024
Pages: 312
Sales rank: 816,767
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Christian Brunner (Arlington, MA) has studied shamanism for more than forty years and naturopathic methods for almost thirty. These experiences encouraged his deep fascination for the Alpine lore and traditions in his native Austria. He has authored Mountain Magic and several articles for druid order journals, such as Touchstone, Druidenstein, and Trilithon. He is also a druid in the Order of Bard, Ovates & Druids. Visit him at ChristianBrunner.com.


Danu Forest is a traditional Celtic wisewoman who has studied on the Celtic path for over thirty years. She is noted for her many years of experience, her gifts as a natural hereditary seer, and her scholarly research. She lives in the wild marshes surrounding the legendary Glastonbury Tor and is the author of several books, including Celtic Tree Magic: Ogham Lore and Druid Mysteries. She holds an MA in Celtic Studies.

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