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Sarava: Afro-Brazilian Magic

Sarav√°! Afro Brazilian Magick

4 stars
Dr. Carol L. Dow (Morwyn) (Llewellyn, 1997)

Review:

Thorough, illustrated explanation of Brazilian mystery religions such as Amer-Indian, Candomblé, and Umbanda, etc.; written by an experienced Wiccan Priestess.

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Key of Solomon

The Key of Solomon the King (Clavicula Solomonis)

4 stars
ed. S. Liddell MacGregor Mathers (Samuel Weiser, Inc., 1972)

Review:

Illustrated ceremonial magic spells and techniques.

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Witchcraft Basics

Aradia Gospel of the Witches

Aradia: or, Gospel of the Witches

5 stars
Charles Godfrey Leland (1890, repr. Lost Library)

Review:

Authentic 19th-century Stregheria (Italian Witchcraft) liturgy, mythos, spells, and traditions descended from a medieval-era, roaming female Witch named Aradia, who taught the oppressed how to use magic to protect themselves from their rich overlords. Leland, a British folklore researcher, acquired the information in this book from a Strega known as Maddalena. In the 20th century, Doreen Valiente adapted and popularized the “Charge of the Goddess” from this book.

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