Alberto Montaner Frutos

Alberto Montaner Frutos, is a Professor at the University of Zaragoza, Spain. He has a wikipedia page ( He has published extensively about the Cantar de Mio Cid, which he also has edited, Aljamiado literature, Arabic traditions in the Middle Ages, Heraldry its many connected disciplines, and Literary Theory.

Erictho’s spell —Mon­taner

Published on October 30, 2019
For the com­plete text, please check the PDF file “…there was no such thing as “ancient witch­craft” (pace Stratton inter plu­rimos), because—as opposed to sorcery and necromancy—there were not real prac­ti­tioners of witch­craft, but just people accused of it, and such accu­sa­tions are not doc­u­mented before the 14th century (Robbins 547–548, Kieck­hefer 10–20).