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1. Record Number: 6690
Author(s): Troncarelli, Fabio.
Title : Immagini di streghe nei manoscritti medievali [increased belief in witches in the late Middle Ages also involved more frequent illustration of them and their revels; lascivious human figures were combined with animal or demonic figures, often in orgiastic scenes; like Venus, lascivious witches were symbols of lust, in contrast to sacred love; satanic love magic was one of the crimes attributed to witches].
Source: Imaging Humanity/Immagini dell' umanità.   Edited by John Casey, Mary Warnement, Jim Whelton, and Anne Wingenter .   Bordighera, 2000.  Pages 79 - 92.
Year of Publication: 2000.

2. Record Number: 3464
Author(s): Valbuena, Olga Lucia.
Title : Sorceresses, Love Magic, and the Inquisition of Linguistic Sorcery in "Celestina"
Source: PMLA: Publications of the Modern Language Association of America (Full Text via JSTOR) 109, 2 (March 1994): 207-224. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1994.

3. Record Number: 11773
Title : Erotic Magic in Medieval Europe [The author argues that while medieval treatises on magic express a belief in the power of spells used to provoke and manipulate love and sex, medieval literature shows love as a force uncontrollable even by magic. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Sex in the Middle Ages: A Book of Essays.   Edited by Joyce E. Salisbury .   Garland Publishing, 1991.  Pages 30 - 55.
Year of Publication: 1991.