#aradia #leland #gospelofwitches
During this episode, we will cover what academics have found and argued regarding the figure of Aradia in the Italian Folklore and discuss its relation to Wicca and contemporary Paganism.
The legend of Herodias, Erodiade, Diana as the Goddess of Witches and Lucifer.
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‘The Triumph of the Moon’ by Ronald Hutton
‘Aradia in Sardinia’ by Sabina Magliocco
‘Aradia, the Gospel of the Witches’ by Charles G. Leland (primary source)
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00:00:00 Introduction What this video is about Aradia, Leland, Gospel of the Witches
00:00:37 Greeting people in the chat
00:01:16 The concept of Aradia
00:02:22 The sources – Hutton & Magliocco
00:03:35 How the video will proceed
00:03:51 Support Angela’s Symposium
00:04:34 The first reading from The Triumph of the Moon by Hutton
00:05:09 Leyland meets Maddalena
00:06:48 Margaret Murray and the old religion
00:10:18 Aradia the book
00:12:57 Aradia as a Christian figure
00:14:39 Claim that Aradia is of Semetic origins
00:14:55 Medieval and modern origins of the story
00:18:49 Diana mentioned in New Testament
00:20:03 The 3 main theories why Leland made these claims
00:25:18 Other theories
00:29:39 Elements of Italian folklore
00:32:22 Questions from the chat
00:35:13 The second reading from Sabina Magliocco’s Aradia in Sardinia
00:35:38 Who is Aradia?
00:41:29 The link to Herodias and Lilith
00:45:15 Sa Rejusta in Sardinian folklore
00:48:33 The Wild Hunt – Ladies of the Night
00:52:18 Questions from the chat
00:55:08 Diana mentioned in New Testament
00:57:07 Herodias in the Gospel of Matthew
00:59:28 Janas or fairies in Sardinia
01:07:01 19th C Herodias and Diana replaced – Aradia survives in Sardina
01:08:09 Dr Puca’s opinion
01:10:11 Questions from the chat
01:11:20 Third reading – The Gospel of the Witches Chapters
01:11:58 Dr Puca’s impression
01:14:24 The text that inspired The Charge of the Goddess
01:18:41 Dr Puca’s final thoughts
01:21:36 Questions from the chat and farewell
01:22:28 Support Angela’s Symposium
Published on February 26, 2023