The Witch-cult in Western Europe A Study in Anthropology
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The Witch-cult in Western Europe A Study in Anthropology

By Margaret Alice Murray
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  • THE WITCH-CULT IN WESTERN EUROPE
  • A Study in Anthropology
    • BY
    • MARGARET ALICE MURRAY
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • INTRODUCTION
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • I. CONTINUITY OF THE RELIGION
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • II. THE GOD
    • 1. As God
      • 2. As a Human Being. (a) Man
      • (b) Woman
      • 3. Identification
      • 4. As an Animal
    • 2. As a Human Being. (a) Man
    • (b) Woman
    • 3. Identification
    • 4. As an Animal
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • III. ADMISSION CEREMONIES
    • 1. General
      • 2. The Introduction
      • 3. The Renunciation and Vows
      • 4. The Covenant
      • 5. The Baptism
      • 6. The Mark
    • 2. The Introduction
    • 3. The Renunciation and Vows
    • 4. The Covenant
    • 5. The Baptism
    • 6. The Mark
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • IV. THE ASSEMBLIES
    • 1. Sabbath
      • 2. The Esbat
    • 2. The Esbat
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • V. THE RITES
    • 1. General
      • 2. Homage
      • 3. The Dances
      • 4. The Music
      • 5. The Feast
      • 6. Candles
      • 7. The Sacrament
      • 8. Sacrifices
      • 9. Magic Words
    • 2. Homage
    • 3. The Dances
    • 4. The Music
    • 5. The Feast
    • 6. Candles
    • 7. The Sacrament
    • 8. Sacrifices
    • 9. Magic Words
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • VI. THE RITES (continued)
    • Witches' Rain-making and Fertility Rites
      • 1. General
      • 2. Rain-making
      • 3. Fertility
    • 1. General
    • 2. Rain-making
    • 3. Fertility
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • VII. THE ORGANIZATION
    • 1. The Officer
      • 2. The Covens
      • 3. Duties
      • 4. Discipline
    • 2. The Covens
    • 3. Duties
    • 4. Discipline
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • VIII. FAMILIARS AND TRANSFORMATIONS
    • 1. The Divining Familiar
      • 2. The Domestic Familiar
      • 3. Methods of obtaining Familiars
      • 4. Transformations into Animals
    • 2. The Domestic Familiar
    • 3. Methods of obtaining Familiars
    • 4. Transformations into Animals
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • APPENDIX I
    • FAIRIES AND WITCHES
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • APPENDIX II
    • TRIAL OF SILVAIN NEVILLON AND GENTIEN LE CLERC AT ORLEANS, 1614-15
  • APPENDIX III
    • A. NAMES OF WITCHES IN COVENS
      • B. NAMES OF WITCHES
    • B. NAMES OF WITCHES
  • APPENDIX IV
    • JOAN OF ARC AND GILLES DE RAIS
      • 1. Joan of Arc
      • 2. Gilles de Rais
    • 1. Joan of Arc
    • 2. Gilles de Rais
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • APPENDIX V
    • FLYING OINTMENTS
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
    • ADDENDUM
  • INDEX
  • TRANSCRIBER'S NOTES
    • Fixed issues
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