Witchcraft - The Witch Flight to the Sabbat - From Inquisitional Myth to Psychedelic Flying Ointment

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Witches' flight astride a broom to the sabbat is the cornerstone of what scholars refer to as the "elaborated theory of witchcraft" that underwrote the witch trials of the late-middle ages and early modern period. Despite the enduring power of this image, the notion of flight and the sabbat actually developed over the course of several centuries. This episode studies that develop from Inquisitional myth to psychedelic flying ointments.

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