Women in the pagan world

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In the classical world, references to witchcraft abounded. In Greece, the Eleusinian Mysteries were celebrated, annual initiation rites to the agricultural goddesses Demeter and Persephone, which were celebrated for 2000 years at harvest time in the city of Eleusis, near Athens. For a thousand years the woman was the only doctor in town and was also the guarantor and transmitter of domestic customs. He was well acquainted with plants and their uses for cooking and health in general, being the nightshade discreetly used since ancient times to cure or alleviate the various ills of the human being. The woman, delicate and attentive, observing the small, tender and vital was called to be in the future a powerful confidant of experimental science. But also endowed with a great heart, intuition and compassion, which indicated a natural inclination towards medicine. The thinking that prevailed in classical times pointed out that the gods were subject to the same passions as men and to the power of evil. Essential in ancient world sorcery were substances and preparations that were ritually combined and applied to alter the passions and thus regain balance. Discover the pagan world from within.

Dear Diana, in the beginning the woman was everything, a strong and living religion that begins with Sibyl, who taught the virtues of the plants and the ways of the stars, granted to the people by his oracles

From her the industry and the knowledge that heals and remakes man

The woman was respected and wise and she felt in fullness to develop her natural role

At the end of the day, there is little difference between a child and a sick person when it comes to professing care

In the classical world references to witchcraft abounded, in Greece the Eleusinian mysteries were celebrated, annual initiation rites to the agricultural goddesses Demeter and Persephone, which were celebrated for 2000 years

at harvest time in the city of Eleusis near Athens

In these mysteries appeared the idea of a lower world, of a life after death

and it was suspected that ergot of rye and perhaps some other psychoactive element was used as psilocybes or amanitas

Also in Rome, magic was a widespread belief

The Roman augurs were state officials who were in charge of beneficent magic, while maleficent magic was persecuted and punished

For 1000 years the woman was the doctor of the people and she was also the guarantor of the transmission of the domestic customs

He was well acquainted with plants and their uses for cooking and health in general, being the Solanaceae discreetly used since ancient times to cure or alleviate various ailments of the human being

The delicate and attentive woman, observer of the small, tender and vital, was called to be in the future a powerful confidant of experimental science, but also endowed with a great heart, intuition and compassion, which indicated a natural inclination towards medicine

The prevailing thought in classical times, pointed out that the gods were subject to the same passions as to men and to the power of evil

In the sorcery of the ancient world, the substances and the preparations that were combined were essential

and ritualistically applied to alter the passions or to recover the balance

There appear the verses endowed with a specific power and also the amatory magic, where wizards and sorceresses were always personalities of strong character

The temperament of the powerful woman, arises from the natural authority that flows from self-knowledge

Man's first fears before the phenomenon of sorcery, manifested already since the times of Titus Livius, centuries before the birth of Jesus, where by the phenomenon of the bacchanals, even women of the highest families were subject to repression for fear of being poisoned or being victims of evil spells

Remember that in ancient times women were not afraid to show their power, power that knowledge gave her, that of exercising healing

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