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Review: Mitchell, Witchcraft and Magic in the Nordic Middle Ages

An acquaintance mentioned to me a talk on “Witchcraft and the Law in Medieval Scandinavia” by Prof. Stephen A. Mitchell of Harvard University that she had heard and enjoyed. So I looked up Prof. Mitchell’s 2011 book, which includes a … Continue reading

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The magic of Owen Davies

Owen Davies is a U.K.-based scholar who has been writing scholarly and popular books on magic and witchcraft for more than a decade now. I’d only learned about him by reading his¬†Grimoires: A History of Magic Books (2009), which I … Continue reading

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