Historical references to the magic wand

 magic wandThe form in which it was used in Europe, is just one of the links in the whole system of magical devices.   Its prototype, of course, existed in ancient times; however, it is impossible to establish a direct link between the ancient ways of its application, and those we meet in Europe in the late Middle Ages.

By itself, this image has been known since ancient times archaeologists ancient rock paintings have been found, which show figures holding sticks, and subsequently, many Indo-European peoples portrayed their gods with various objects in their hands, symbolizing their power, and had stories about all sorts of magic wand. Continue reading “Historical references to the magic wand”