Myths - Satan in the North

Olaus Magnus - myths

Olaus Magnus tells about the strong powers of a magician of the North: "He achieved such fame in his use of weapons and conjuring that instead of a ship to cross the sea he employed a bone, which he had engraved with fearful spells, and on this he skimmed over the waters in his path as speedily as he could have done with wind-filled sails."

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