The evil and malefic beings believed to be as old as humanity itself. This belief that they were as old as humanity itself is one of the key components of the corrupt and powerful witch that is prevalent throughout most cultures. As Christianity spread the witch took the place of a servant of Satan, a position only held for those corrupt enough to take make a pact in order to harm mankind.
They were often attributed with corrupting animals and causing abrupt illness in humans while only operating after nightfall.
Witches in the Middle Ages were often described in two types:
Striga - Witches who knew the shapes of animals to further their beliefs.
Malefic / Maleficus - Witches and Warlocks that were more harmful and destructive than the Striga. These words were interchangeable with Succubus and Incubus in those times as well.
Witches were known for powers such as impression and binding. Often using incantations, herbology, and spell books to work their evil magic and further Satan’s grasp on humanity.
A Hungarian folk metal song about celestial mythology particularly the moon and Hungarian belief of Taltos and their use of celestial horses. Part by Korpiklaani’s Jonne Järvelä in Finnish is of a related piece of Finnish mythology. The ancient Fins and Hungarian share several similarities in mythology, folk art and the root of our ancient language Uralic.
With her Greek tutor, Konstantinos Christomanos, a great admirer of ancient Greece, Sisi becomes not only perfect in the language, but she is also introduced to Greek mythology. The home of mythology becomes the “home of Sisi’s soul.” The ancient world is highly regarded at this time not only by the restless Empress, but is generally quite popular. Classical virtues greatly influence the mature empress’ worldview.