Arthur and Fritz Kahn Collection Redaktion Dr. The book Compendium Maleficarum by Francesco Maria Guazzo illustrates a typical witch-phobic view of gathering of witches as "the attendants riding flying goats, trampling the cross, and being re-baptised in the name of the Devil while giving their clothes to him, kissing his behind, and dancing back to back forming a round.
Ergot and the Fly Agaric mushroom, while undoubtedly hallucinogenic,  were not among the ingredients listed in recipes for the flying ointment. European witch trials: The Witches' Sabbath is a term applied to a gathering of those considered to practice witchcraft and other rites. Paris, Frankreich.