The Occult

Alchemy, ''Black Magic'' and all other types of ''Conjurings''...

Magic Circle

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/myth/magic-circle 3rd Feb 2023 - The term ''Magic Circle'' is best applied to various Occult and Ritual Practices. They are said to be used as protection measures during conjuring &nd …

Tasseography

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/myth/tasseography 28th Jan 2023 - ''Tasseography'' is another form of Divination, which is commonly referred to as ''Tea Leaf'' Reading. Many Cultures practiced this ''Art'', by which …

Dactylomancy

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/myth/dactylomancy 28th Jan 2023 - A practice of Divination, ''Dactylomancy'' is the process of using a ring or circular object to ''answer'' questions relating to One's fortune. Typica …

The Black Pullet

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/myth/the-black-pullet 28th Jan 2023 - A Grimoire from the 18th Century AD – The ''Black Pullet'' was said to have been ''written'' or at least compiled by a former Officer of French …

Coven

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/myth/coven 28th Jan 2023 -  As portrayed in the ''typical'' Horror Film, The Black Mass is a form of Satanic Religious Ritual which is the opposite of the traditional Chris …

Black Mass

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/myth/black-mass 28th Jan 2023 -  As portrayed in the ''typical'' Horror Film, The Black Mass is a form of Satanic Religious Ritual which is the opposite of the traditional Chris …

The Elixir of Life

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/myth/the-elixir-of-life 27th Jan 2023 - A formula that is said to grant immortality, the concept of an ''Elixir of Life'' is traced to both Ancient India and China. By the1st Century AD, the …

Pope Honorius' Grimoire

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/myth/pope-honorius-grimoire 26th Jan 2023 - As we have seen, ''Grimoires'' were ''Magic (Spell Casting) ''textbooks'' – often compiled by Practitioners of The ''Dark Arts''. Some were also …

The Brazen Head

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/myth/the-brazen-head 26th Jan 2023 - Long debated as an ''instrument of Allegory'', the term ''Brazen Head'' can be found as far back as Ancient Greece (as well as various Middle Eastern …

''The Lanterne of Light''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/myth/the-lanterne-of-light 26th Jan 2023 - A written volume of work said to have been written by Protestant Reformer John Wycliffe in the early 15th Century AD, ''The Lanterne of Light'' (Old E …

Footreading

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/myth/footreading 26th Jan 2023 - While the Divination Practice known as ''Footreading'' was not as wide spread in Europe as it was in Asia, it was still known as form of ''Fortune Tel …

''The Ceremonial Book of Magic''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/myth/the-ceremonial-book-of-magic 26th Jan 2023 - The Tome known as ''The Ceremonial Book of Magic'', was written in 1910 by Arthur Waite. An early 20th Century Scholar on The Occult, Waite wrote The …