Between 1677 and 1682, the court of Louis XIV witnessed a level of violence, mayhem, and darkness that resulted in the deaths of 36 people, a number of them prominent aristocrats. Rumors and threats of poisonings and witchcraft outraged the court and reached close enough to the king that his
Even with the collected knowledge of generations literally at our fingertips, there’s something to be said for the printed word. It’s undeniably exciting to page through a 600-year-old vellum-bound manuscript, knowing it will outlive you and everyone you know. And while it doesn’t really matter if wisdom comes from the
Here at CVLT Nation, we’re obsessed with everything occult – just take a look at our features on witchcraft, the Left Hand Path, Satanism – or pretty much everything on the CVLT Nation Bizarre. So today we want to feed your mind’s eye with a rad collection of occult images that
Via India Today Restina Horo, a 60-year-old widow, was hacked to death on Friday by her nephew Muni Horo in Dahkela village in Jharkhand’s Khunti district, barely 75 km from the state capital Ranchi. Restina was just about to retire for the night on June 17, when Muni barged into his
None Shall Defy!!! The mighty and often underrated album of all Metal and darkness. The year was 1987 when this was spawned upon the masses. Unfortunately, it never had any kind of proper promotion or recognition as did other important metal/ Thrash albums released that year (Anthrax/Dio/Black Sabbath/Metallica/Ozzy/Voivod/Exodus/Suicidal Tendencies/Twisted Sister/etc.).
By Coby Michael Ward via Patheos.com A reliquary traditionally contains sacred material usually organic matter from a deceased person important to followers of the religion to which it belongs. Generally a reliquary will contain bones, blood on fabric, and other fragmental remains of various priests and mystics. Holy relics can