The Habits of the Witches of Thessaly

There are a couple of theories as to what the witches of Thessaly were getting up to. One, that they were a school of ancient astronomers, run by a woman, called Aglaonike , I prefer. It ties into the Astonomical mysteries of the Order. That’s not what we explore this week. Instead, this is from The Golden Ass by Apuleius.  I’ve published it on this blog before, but that was five years ago, so I hope you’ll pardon the repetition. When I was a young man I…fortuned in an evil hour to come to the City Larissa, where while I went up and down to view the streets to seeke some reliefe…

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