The Vision Bleak - Witching Hour at Prophecy.de.
The hour of midnight on the night of the full moon.
The Encyclopedia of Witches and Witchcraft by Rosemary Ellen Guiley, 1999.
Stems from the old Anglo-Saxon word waerloga, which means traitor, deceiver or liar.
Black Widow Spider at Ordiate.
According to folk belief, witches are unable to shed tears. The Malleus Maleficarum instructs judges to pay particular note of tears.
In folk magic, a black spider eaten every morning between two slices of buttered bread will endow one with great strength and power.
Silver Skull Spoons at Makezine.
The ancient Egyptians revered silver more than gold, for silver is not found in Egypt. The god Ra was said to have bones of silver.
In folklore, a stone said to have the powers of a truth serum.
Caesar Silver Denarius at Scintillating Silver.
The ancient Romans considered the bird a bad omen, presaging death; Caesar’s murder was announced by the screeching of owls.
In Irish mythology, one of three war goddesses, the other two being Neman and Macha.
King Solomon’s Star at Ali Baba.
The knot of Isis, a red jasper amulet wound in the shroud of royal Egyptian mummies, summoned the protection of Isis and her son Horus for the dead in the next world.
Magic ring etched with a hexagram and the real name of God, which enabled him to conjure the djinn and force them to work for him.