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Bitchy Witchy


Bitchy Witchy

Happy Halloween!

During the witch hunts in Europe each country had their own witch lore.

In Norway and Sweden they were what you would expect. Women who did magic and could fly using anything from broomsticks to their husbands.

In Denmark however witches weren't believed to have the power to fly. Their favorite transportation was a horse at night.

And in Iceland and Finland performing magic was seen as a male thing, so Christians had a hard time convincing the natives witches were women. Instead men got burned and only one or two women were killed.

30th October 2013

10 hours ago #9235122        

@EngleSheep Yes they are

2 months ago #9189276        

I've noticed that Iceland's demons are really sweet. :3

3 months ago #9159851        

@RomaniaRules T'is Finnish witchcraft, BE AFRAID! XD


22 M
4 months ago #9152829        

and this is why Finland and Iceland has too too too too too much of pretty women, and the other Nordics still have bunch of them, but for sorrow, here in Egypt we used to throw beautiful girls in the Nile to sacrifice the for the God Hapi of the Nile(((((((((((((

4 months ago #9150954        

@FinlandRules You steal my style :D

4 months ago #9150951        

Who would dare burn Finland? Finnish witches must be the scariest of all.


21 M
4 months ago #9144625        

presuming you are still active user- there is sister finland and she is represented in fair ammount of comics first one that pops into my mind is girls night

5 months ago #9124954        

Dat sister Sweden....And I thought Emma Watson was the prettiest witch...
And I guess Iceland has something better than a broom...a demon. lol. He's like a feminine Nazghúl.


20 F
5 months ago #9122027        

Poor denmark wanna fly too xD

6 months ago #9114629        

@huangho you are right about 'ergi' being an unmanly act (also means homosexuality in some sources), but you're thinking of the Viking age where magic was indeed mostly seen as belonging to women. The comic, however, is dealing with the witch trials which were at their peak in the early 17th century. I don't know how it was in Finland, but in Iceland witch burnings never really caught on, and only a few men were burned. Also, witchcraft was for some reason a priest thing. There's a lot of folklore about magic priests in Iceland.

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