The Witchcraft Hysteria in Early Modern Europe – A Review

I am continuing slowly through my attempts to write up reviews for all the Slavic articles I copied and got from JSTOR while I was still in college. Here’s the next one I’ve been working on. It’s “The Witchcraft Hysteria in Early Modern Europe: Was Russia an Exception?” – by W. F. Ryan, from The […]

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Review of Article

So I was reading “Fortune and Fertility Rites among the Pre-Christian Western Slavs” by Juan Antonio Álvarez-Pedrosa, from here. As a side-note, the articles from Studia Mythologica Slavica are great reads. The ones in English are usually a bit shorter reads than the massive tome-like articles from JSTOR, which make them easier to digest, and […]

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Reviewing “Veles in Slavic Myth”

This is a review of my reading of Veles in Slavic Myth by Kim Huggens, an article in the anthology “Horns of Power: Manifestations of the Horned God” (ed. Sorita d’Esta, David Rankine, Kim Huggens), link here. Full admittance: I bought this book on Kindle only for this article. I’m interested in the others, but […]

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Gnosis in Slavic Heathenry and Witchcraft

Source: Rod Ways: Gnosis in Slavic Heathenry and Witchcraft This is an interesting article, worth a read. It gives a really interesting perspective on UPG and on just what place it has in Slavic circles.

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B – Book of Veles

So something of quite a bit of academic and spiritual importance. Or rather, something I like to learn about, because of sheer historical research value that it holds. See, the “Book of Veles” is extremely problematic from a historical standpoint for Slavic paganism. It was discovered roundabout 1919 by a White Army soldier, as the […]

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Books

I have a few books that I got for Christmas on Slavic paganism, Russian folklore, and the like. I’m going to start reading them again (I’ve read a few already), more in depth and reviewing them here. I’ll then go through some of my articles that I’ve saved on the topics. I want to enjoy […]

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Review: “The Bathhouse at Midnight”

The Bathhouse at Midnight – W.F. Ryan. The publisher’s website is here. This is the book I have been working on for a few months. It is an excellent work that I’m extremely impressed with. I thoroughly enjoyed every minute of reading through this book, even though it is a thick tome and very dense […]

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Follow-Up on the Book

Just read on this, for a bit of context. See, I got majorly sidetracked on finishing that book of mine (The Bathhouse at Midnight by W. F. Ryan). I hit a wall with university and just got busy with life. I’m now on chapter 13 and it is still as amazing as before. I’m still […]

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