Of the Roads and Crossroads: Hekate

Hekate Parents: Asteria and Perses Siblings: None Spouse/Lovers: None Children: None Symbolism: Torches, keys, knives. Sacred Animals: (Classical) Black dogs, polecats, serpents. (Modern) Ravens, crows, black cats, toads. Sacred Plants: Monkshood, oak, yew, deadly nightshade, hellebore, hemlock, all plants governed by Saturn, classic “witching” plants. Hekate is one of the most popular goddesses of modern witchcraft, Wicca and paganism. … Continue reading Of the Roads and Crossroads: Hekate

An Introduction to Magic in Ancient Greece

As the title suggests this post is meant to be a very brief introduction to the magical practices of early Greece. This is a huge subject, not easily covered by a single blog post. If you are interested in looking further into the history and general practices of magic in Greece please take a look … Continue reading An Introduction to Magic in Ancient Greece