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Lilith is a Strega

Excerpt from Welcoming Lilth by Theresa C. Dintino In his book Lilith, The First Eve, Siegmund Hurwitz traces the linguistic connection between Lilith, the owl and the words “striga”, “strix” and “stringes”. “Strix” is literally the word for a screech … Continue reading

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Angitia, Snake Goddess of the Abruzzi

The Earth was born of the egg of the serpent. After the egg had formed within Her, She released it into the sky. The egg split open, releasing many more eggs, among them, earth, moon and sun. Snake roamed upon … Continue reading

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The Legend of Aradia—The Holy Strega

In Strega lore lives the story of Aradia, daughter of Diana, who lived in the 12th century. She traveled the countryside with the brigande (outlaw bandits) teaching the Streghe traditions to the peasants. She predicted a time in the future … Continue reading

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Il Malocchio or Evil Eye

Remedies Against the Malocchio (evil eye) for the Strega In the light of the full moon, dig fennel In the darkness of the new moon Around your home, at all entrances Plant fennels  In the fullness of the Solstice Harvest … Continue reading

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