Persian Demons from a Book of Magic and Astrology (1921)

Weird Persian Demons 🔥 While perusing Public Domain Review, I came across this post chock-full of trippy demon illustrations! Some are rather amusing, to say the least: “These watercolours come from a bound manuscript written by a rammal — or soothsayer — in Isfahan, Iran.” Not all of the 56 painted illustrations in the manuscript…

The Witch of Endor: A Study in History and Folklore [free online event]

The Bible account of the “Witch of Endor” raising the spirit of Samuel has been long debated. This talk explores its folkloric aspects About this event Prof. Owen Davies (University of Hertfordshire): The Folklore Society Presidential Address 2022: ‘The Witch of Endor: A Study in History and Folklore’ Online talk, Tuesday 28 June, 17:30-18:30 The…