Tag: witches

  • Benandanti: The Dream-Walking Witch Hunters

    Benandanti: The Dream-Walking Witch Hunters

    The Salem Witch Trials are the best-known witch hunts, but they were prominent throughout Europe during the Catholic Revival. While most witch hunts were terrible tragedies involving the execution of innocent women and other vulnerable people, not all witch hunters did that. The Italian tradition of the Benandanti fought a different kind of witch: malignant […]