This first edition reprint tells how the author met a woman in Italy in the 1800s. She revealed to him Strega, or the Old Religion, which had its roots in religions that pre-dated Christianity. An important book for modern Wiccans, with a great impact upon its beliefs. Gives anyone with an interest in religions what some of the more ancient beliefs may have been in earlier times. Also one of the standard texts for Wiccans. An important document often used called the Charge of the Goddess was taken from this book, although not named so here. A must read for those studying pagan or Wiccan traditions. Paperback, ISBN 9781585092420, 5.5 x 8.5, 152 pp.