The Salem Witch Trials of 1692-1693 were by far the largest and most lethal outbreak of witchcraft hysteria in American history. Yet Salem was just one of many incidents during the Great Age of Witch Hunts which took place throughout Europe and her colonies over many centuries. Indeed, by European standards, Salem was not even a large outbreak. But what exactly were the factors that made Salem stand out?

The Salem Witch Trials [infographic

The Salem Witch Trials of 1692-1693 were by far the largest and most lethal outbreak of witchcraft hysteria in American history. Yet Salem was just one of many incidents during the Great Age of Witch Hunts which took place throughout Europe and her colonies over many centuries. Indeed, by European standards, Salem was not even a large outbreak. But what exactly were the factors that made Salem stand out?

Trees in Celtic Mythology: Trees were hugely significant to the ancient Celts. They believed different kinds of trees served different mystical purposes that helped them through their lives.

Trees in Celtic Mythology: Trees were hugely significant to the ancient Celts. They believed different kinds of trees served different mystical purposes that helped them through their lives.

The pages of a 350-year-old book used to record the names of those accused of witchcraft in Scotland are published online.

Scottish witchcraft book published online

The pages of a 350-year-old book used to record the names of those accused of witchcraft in Scotland are published online.

Infographic reviewing the history of #Tarot, what makes a Tarot deck, some stats, and how Tarot (may) work. Repin this to save for later.

Infographic reviewing the history of #Tarot, what makes a Tarot deck, some stats, and how Tarot (may) work. Repin this to save for later.

witchcraft pictures | Thebaans Schrift 211x3006 History of Witchcraft

witchcraft pictures | Thebaans Schrift 211x3006 History of Witchcraft

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