POPULAR WITCHCRAFT POTIONS AND SPELLS
After learning how Zagreb witches got their local name coprnice, and reading about witches from Croatian folklore, the time has come to learn some useful skills. I'm not going to share the complete knowledge of the old witches from Zagreb. This is just a glimpse of all the things they were capable of.
WITCHES FROM CROATIAN FOLK TALES
The end of horrific witch trials in Croatia didn't mean Croatian witches were gone, too. But they were confronting a faith worse than death. They were being forgotten.
NOMEN EST OMEN- THE NAME IS A SIGN
Let's start our story about the witches of Zagreb from their name. In this part of Croatia, it's common to use the word coprnica (tzoh-pehr -neeh-tzah) for a witch. It's kind of a cute word, it doesn't really carry negative connotations.
Do you know where the name comes from?
INTRODUCTION TO THE STORY OF ZAGREB WITCHES
Halloween is fast approaching. Here in Croatia, we call that evening Noc Vjestica - The Night of the Witches. It is therefore more than convenient to speak about witchcraft as Autumn is coming near.