David Collins, editor of The Cambridge History of Magic and Witchcraft in the West, examines Jacob Cornelisz's classic painting "Saul and the Witch of Endor" to illustrate what magic and witchcraft have come to mean in the Western world.

Michael D. Bailey, a contributor to The Cambridge History of Magic and Witchcraft in the West, explores the legacy of witchcraft in the West through its role in medieval European jokes.

Our Cambridge Library Collection publisher Caroline M. explores the history of everyone's favorite October holiday—it's not just American commercialism, but a celebration steeped in European tradition as the "Eve of All Hallows."

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