Serpent Songs (PB) - Ed. Nicholaj de Mattos Frisvold


 Traditional Witchcraft essays written by lone practitioners and tradition holders, offering voices of individuals, of family and clan. These fifteen articles give a rare glimpse into the workings of this highly secretive strand of witchcraft. Topics inclulde witch blood, taboo, the other, the liminal state, fire and dream. Regions and orders discussed include Cornish, Italian, Swedish, Bogomil and Basque witchcraft, 1734 witchcraft tradition, Clan of Tubal Cain, and the Companie of the Serpent-Cross.  Light is shed on such important figures as Robert Cochrane, Evan John-Jones and Andrew Chumbley amongst others. Contents:

Prelude: The Other Blood - Nicholaj de Mattos Frisvold

The Witch's Cross - Gemma Gary

The Spirit of True Blood - Shani Oates

Lezekoak - Arkaitz Urbeltz

A Gathering of Light and Shadows - Stuart Inman and Jane Sparkes

The Fall and Rise of an English Cunning One - Tony MacLeod

Stregoneria, A Roman Furnace - Nicholaj de Mattos Frisvold

But the House of my Father will stand - Xabier Bakaikoa Urbeltz

Bucca and the Cornish Cult of Pellar - Steve Patterson

Exorcists, Conjurors and Cunning Men in Post-Reformation England- Richard Parkinson

The Liturgy of Taboo - Francis Ashwood

Trolldom - Johannes Gardback

Bogomilian and Byzantine influences on Traditional Craft - Radomir Ristic

But to assist the Soul's Interior Revolution, the art of Andrew Chumbley and aspects of Sabbatic Craft - Anne Morris

Passersby: Potential, Crossroads & Wayfaring on the Serpent's Road - Jesse Hathaway Diaz

The Mysteries of Beast, Blood and Bone - Sarah Lawless

UK: Scarlet Imprint, 2013. Paperback, 224 pages. New.



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