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  • And today we're counting down our picks for the top 10 witches from myths and legends.

  • Do you know what naughty boys get?

  • Oh, this'll 10,000.

  • Marcel's gave Jack a big dose of that last night, which fixed him for this list.

  • We're looking at magical women from historical lore.

  • Did we miss any from your culture?

  • Let us know in the comments.

  • Number 10 Medea, Come lay your plan Medea scheme with all your skill onto the deadly moment that shall test your nerve.

  • In Greek mythology, Medea is best known for her role in helping Jason get the Golden Fleece in the tail of Jason and the Argonauts.

  • I'll go alone.

  • No, I have to go with you.

  • I have no country now and I love you.

  • She's often depicted as an enchantress and is the daughter of King IED's of Caucus and the grand daughter of Helios, the Sun God.

  • Interestingly, she's also the niece of another mythical Greek sorceress, Sir, See more on her later.

  • Perhaps most famously, Medea is the title character in Euripides is Tragedy, in which she and Jason are living in Corinth.

  • But he ultimately leaves her, and not with happy results.

  • You had love and betrayed it.

  • Now of all men, you are utterly the most miserable.

  • Number nine Bafana.

  • According to Italian folklore, Bafana is a figure not unlike Santa Claus, who flies around Italy on Epiphany Eve and give small presents to Children who are well behaved.

  • Just like ST Nick, She comes down the chimney and puts treats and toys and Children's stockings.

  • And if they're bad, she gives them coal instead.

  • Do you know what naughty boys get?

  • Oh, not only that, but she's even said to sweep the floor before leaving, although rather than cookies and milk, Italian families often leave her a glass of wine and snacks.

  • Everything's better in Italy, isn't it?

  • This is still a tradition going on in Italy, and many Children anticipate my arrival on the morning of January 6, Number eight.

  • The Witch of Endor in the Old Testament's first book of Samuel Sol, goes to the Witch of Endor to conjure up the spirit of Samuel in order to give him advice concerning the battle of the Philistine.

  • He had first asked God for help, but received none.

  • The problem with this is that the Bible isn't exactly supposed to condone magic or necromancy, so some theologians have taken issue with this passage.

  • Nonetheless, the Witch of Endor has become an enduring figure whose controversial inclusion in the scriptures will likely be debated for generations to come.

  • Number seven Grim held, As we all know from hearing countless stories since childhood, there are good witches, and there are bad witches.

  • Grim held or grim.

  • Hilder from Norse mythology, is decidedly a bad witch.

  • In one legend, she breaks up the marriage between Cigar and Bring Held, or by giving the husband a potion that makes him forget his wife.

  • Grim helds.

  • Intention was to have both members of the couple marry her Children instead, but her plot did not work out as planned.

  • Both Cigar and Bring held or ended up dead, and there was no happily ever after here.

  • Number six.

  • The Bell Witch.

  • While some of the legends on our list or many centuries old, this one hails from the 19th century in the south of the United States, the Bell Family of Tennessee reported strange happenings around their farms starting around 18 17.

  • John Bell senior reported that a mysterious entity was wreaking havoc on him and his family.

  • On December 20th, 18 20 John Bell died when the family found a mysterious black liquid in a vile near his body.

  • When the Bell Witch spoke in a disembodied voice, I gave Old Jack a big dose of that last night, which fixed him.

  • The specter could shape, shift and speak, but was not always visible.

  • The spirit was said to be the ghost of Kate Batts, a neighbor of the Bells who they'd had a conflict with but of course will probably never know her true origin.

  • Number five Heck ET.

  • Unlike the Christians, the Greeks had no fear of magic.

  • Hecate.

  • He is known as the goddess of ghosts and witchcraft and has long been associated with the supernatural.

  • She is often depicted holding several torches, and that's because she was known to have helped Persephone to find her way out of the underworld, along with Hermes, in a poem by theocracies from the third century BC, It's even said that Hecate he holds the keys that could open the gates between the worlds of the dead and the living years of service in the cause of immortal evil, and this is all I get.

  • Number four Jenny Green teeth Throughout history, parents have made up tales in order to scare their Children into exhibiting safe behaviors.

  • Jenny Green teeth is likely the result of one of those tales.

  • Unless, of course, she's really this'll $10 Morsel hailing from England, Folklore tells of a river hag who would pull Children or old people into water and kill them by drowning.

  • She's supposed tohave sickly green skin, sharp teeth and long hair, though her name very slightly.

  • Based on what part of England you're from all good Children.

  • No, not toe weighed too deep into the murky waters.

  • E number three, sir.

  • See?

  • Who are you?

  • I am, sir.

  • See The sorceress way already mentioned, sir.

  • She is being the aunt of Medea.

  • But she is, of course, notorious in her own right.

  • She is perhaps best known for her role in Homer's odyssey, though she is also simply a fixture in Greek mythology.

  • As the daughter of Helios, What dare you?

  • No.

  • The Odyssey relates that Odysseus meets Searcy on her island home of EEA after the Trojan War, and she turns his shipmates into pigs, forcing them in to stay with her for a year.

  • He eventually decided to go home to his wife after giving sources several sons, and the rest is the stuff of legend.

  • Be careful, she's Yeah, I've read the Odyssey Number two Baba Yaga.

  • Most witches air known for being either good or evil.

  • But Baba Yaga seems to Vassily between the two, and you never know which side of her you're going to get.

  • Yeah, don't you look lovely?

  • A legend from Russian folklore, She sometimes eats Children, but other times helps the lost along their way.

  • She flies around in a mortar, holding a pestle instead of using the traditional broomstick, and is said to live in a hut that stands on chicken feet because of her unpredictable nature.

  • You definitely do not want to meet this witch in the woods at night.

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  • Good evening, everyone.

  • How nice to see you like so many of the witches and enchantress is from myth and legend.

  • Morgan Le Fay was known largely as a seductress, hailing from Arthurian legend.

  • She's often seen as an antagonist to both Guinevere and Arthur in various iterations of the tales about them.

  • She uses her sexuality to get what she wants and acts as an apprentice to Merlin learning magic from him.

  • Show me more, Show me the dragon Tell me the sacred charm of making, Even though such knowledge would burn, mind you then burned me.

  • She was supposed to be in love with Lancelot, and in some versions of the story about her, she reveals Gwynedd beards, dalliance with him as an act of revenge.

  • She has left a trail of 1000 years long.

  • Go get whatever the car.

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Top 10 Witches From Myths and Legends

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/10/31
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