, whose planetary
. TheSabbatical Goat developed from
) whose cult wascentered upon the
Temple of Mendes
. Later Grecian expressions of thiscult cast the
who, by the medieval period, had become
of the French witches who, trained bythe
provided, in a very basic form, a plebian andreligious variant of the more complex scientific and genealogical tenets of those whom they supported and to whom "
,was the "
", the liberator from church oppression and the irongrip of their other christianized overlords. The principal figure at these
was a figure with a shining gold torso and the head and legs of agoat. It was revered as the Black and Gold Sun, echoing the origins of
as a solar deity but also embodying the
Draconian symbol of Sirius
eight pointed star
. In England
, son of
is reminiscent of "
The Good Folk
" and providesone of many links between English and Scottish
, who are also called the
(because they literally were thelords and nobles of many districts) and "
were overseen by a "
", usually the local Lord or Baron whowas worshipped as the
God of the Sabbat
in Europe and Britain was run by the
and provided the groundswell of support at the grasroots level for the
and the doctrines which madethem distinct.
is original christianity, practicing christian gnosticdualism and providing, in their tens of thousands, an army of support for the scions of Christ. The church persecuted
equally as heretics. If witchcraft was, as the fluffy bunnyapologists of the 20th c. claim, a pagan religion, it would not haveattracted the animosity of the church, who only prosecuted heterodoxchristians A final note on
. He was the inventor of Agriculture and thus may be identified with
whoalso developed advanced farming techniques and settled agriculture.Wherever one travels in the world the figure of
is invariablydepicted as an old man with a beard leaning on a staff, even in societieswhere the members don’t grow facial hair themselves. He was the grimreaper, the god who controlled the fate of man. As such, he was in thefullest and most precise terms the
God-King of the Fairies
was the son of
was an intermediarybetween the Gods and man, a prototype of the
or bridge, the Godking. As mercury he is also identified with
, another sacrificial god,whose totem animals, the raven and the wolf, both feature as grades of initiation in
and are specific grades of