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The witches of Venice, between magic filters, legends and torture: stories of women banned from the Serenissima

The witches of Venice, between magic filters, legends and torture: stories of women banned from the Serenissima

Venice, November 2021 – Magic formulas, blood of the condemned, homemade invoices to create love filters or heal someone for a few pennies. A handful of fava beans and a prayer to the Virgin Mary to understand if the beloved man was faithful or unfaithful, a glass of water lit by a candle, the counting […]