Strega, Stregheria or La Vecchia Religione…sans Grimassi

Hi All,

I’ve been looking for resources on Stregheria due to some hints from family members that my great grandmother practiced some aspects of “the old Religion.” Genealogy research also points to some very interesting connections to families that were supposedly involved in the tradition, so it has felt more and more relevant for me to look into.

I’ve read Aradia or the Gospel of Witches and the Etruscan Roman Remains in Popular Tradition by Leland. After looking through some posts here it seems that Raven Grimassi isn’t a reliable source but his work permeates the entire field of study from what I can find. In fact, the Wikipedia page for Stregheria is, like, 80% devoted to Grimassi, he’s registered Stregheria.com and he admins the online groups I can find.

Unfortunately, my Italian is incredibly rudimentary so I’m hoping to find English sources. I’m interested in anything you might suggest – books, academic articles, pop culture articles.

Any recommendations?

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