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Haunting stories with an occult twist by Nona Limmen

“My wild heart craves shadows. Like a bat unfurling its wings, I open myself to darkness;

Fantasy | Magical | Fairytale | Surreal | Enchanting | Mystical | Myths | Legends | Stories | Dreams | Adventures | Dryad of Night by Leo Ch. on 500px

Fantasy Magical Fairytale Surreal Enchanting Mystical Myths Legends Stories Dreams Adventures Dryad of Night by Leo Ch.

Ведьма (Witch), Illustration from ‘Живописная Россия’ (Picturesque Russia), Vol.5 , 1897

A witch print from the book “Picturesque Russia” (“Живописная Россия”), 1897

Pliny (in his Natural History, 77AD) gives us the first accounts of monstrous races in his attempt to describe the various unknown peoples of foreign lands. Some of the races he describes are hairy choromandae, which make a terrifying gnashing noise, half-beasts and half men created by the gods to terrify men for their amusement, and perhaps most horrifyingly a race of creatures who feed exclusively on the milk of dog-headed men (cynocephalae). In medieval history we find men with chests in…

Monstrorum Historia (A History of Monsters), 1642 Ulisse Aldrovandi was an Italian naturalist and physician who helped lead the Renaissance movement that placed a renewed emphasis on the study of nature. One of the many books he wrote was Monstrorum His

Ceremonial Magick:  #Ceremonial #Magick ~ Supposedly representing Moina and MacGregor Mathers in Rites of Isis, a  Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn ritual.

Ceremonial Magick: ~ Supposedly representing Moina and MacGregor Mathers in Rites of Isis, a Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn ritual.

Witch on her broomstick

Notes: How to Make a Broomstick Fly

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