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Witchcraft in Early Modern Scotland: An Introduction to the Topic and the Literature

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

When Scotland had a sovereign Parliament of its own, one of its most intriguing Acts was that of 1563 which made witchcraft a capital offence. Much has been written about witchcraft in Scotland ever since. for more click here


Sunday, February 17th, 2008

Witchcraft (from Old English wiccecræft “sorcery , necromancy”), in various historical, anthropological, religious and mythological contexts, is the use of certain kinds of supernatural or magical powers. for more click here

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