A podcast on the history of magic, sorcery, and witchcraft around the globe, featuring atmospheric audio, dramatic storytelling, and in-depth historical research. New episodes on the first Friday of every month. Find us at enchantedpodcast.net
Episode 15: One Single Idol
On April 7, 1590 Anne Pedersdatter was burned for witchcraft in the city of Bergen, Norway. Remarkably, this was not the first time Anne had been tried for witchcraft. How did the wife of a prominent Lutheran clergyman find herself the defendant in...
Episode 14: The Hammer
Heinrich Kramer has a problem: the powers that be don’t believe in witches. He plans to change that. In this episode we examine the author of the Malleus Maleficarum, the most influential witch-hunting manual in Europe. Kramer was essential in the...
Episode 13: In the House of Dust
Plagues! Fires! Floods! Welcome to 2020 B.C. Thankfully, exorcists, amulets, and incantations abound in ancient Mesopotamia. In this episode we explore magic and medicine in some of the oldest surviving texts in the world. When the gods themselves...
Episode 12: A Desirable Disaster
A man’s wife has run away, but everyone knows where she is: living with the priest who enchanted her. In this episode our host digs deep into her own archival research to bring you four cases of seduction by magic in one fourteenth-century Italian city....
Episode 11: Monster Legend Podcast with Tanner Davidson
In our special season one finale Enchanted host Corinne sits down with Tanner Davidson of the Monster Legend Podcast to discuss medieval history, historical films, the Arthurian legends, the scariest creatures in Doctor Who, and more! We also make some...
Episode 10: Beyond Expression Bright
Modern science can’t quite shake its obsession with alchemy. Chemists have finally cracked the code and created gold, but what if alchemy had a different purpose all along? The final episode in our philosopher’s stone trilogy explores alchemy in the...
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Wonderful, mystical, captivating
This podcast gives a fascinating glimpse of the history of magic and all things whimsy. Her storytelling abilities are impeccable, and keep you yearning for more! A beautifully done podcast that keeps me interested, and causes much excitement when a new segment comes out. 10/10!
I binged the first season on a long, quiet weekend shift at work. The content is thoughtful, well-written, and enjoyable to listen to. Looking forward to season two! :)
A captivating and well-produced podcast full of history without boring or overwhelming the listener. I love this pod!!