XV - XVIII century

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During the Renaissance, a peculiar mixture of ancient and modern superstitions remained in force. In Italy and Spain a type of sorcery arises with the aim of making money through pleasure; the figure of courtesans and city women exert ligatory practices and spells to attract lovers. They are ill-famed women, mercenaries of love, pimps who are skilled perfumers and manufacturers of miraculous cosmetics. Meanwhile, the healing witch who responds to the current archetype, remained in rural areas. In the 18th century, Rationalism placed strong barriers to attributing truthfulness to magical acts and sorcery. The conception of a world that does not go beyond thought itself begins, credited through rationalist experiments that try to give a logical explanation to the phenomenon of visions and witchcraft. Credits Credits: TV / Broadcast: Mention "Videezy.com" Stock Footage Videezy

During the Renaissance, a peculiar mixture of ancient and modern superstitions remained in force

That is why the magical arts retained similar features since Romans times, divinity, love-hate between men and women and revenge

In Italy and Spain a type of sorcery arises with the goal of earning money through pleasure

The figure of the courtesans and the city woman, perform ligatory practices and spells to attract lovers

These are famous bad women, mercenaries of love, pimps who are skilled perfumers and manufacturers of miraculous cosmetics

Meanwhile, the healing witch, who answers to the current archetype, was kept in rural areas

The battle between two currents of thought, which took the witches acts for real and those who thought they were illusory facts caused by procedural errors and hysteria, lasted from the 16th to the late 17th century

Later in the XVIII, it seems that the rationalist vision wins the match by putting strong barriers to attribute truthfulness to magical acts and sorcery

The conception of a world, that does not go beyond credited thought, begins through rationalist experiments, which try to give a logical explanation to the phenomena of visions and witchcraft

In these investigations, narcotics were provided to villagers to test their effect

It is easy to see that, in their lethargy, they told all kinds of wonderful acts related to the devil and the dark beliefs at that moment

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