Diana and the Children

And there withall Diana gan appere With bowe in hand right as an Hunteresse, And sayde, 'Daughter, stint thine heavinesse ' And forth she wente and made a vanishing. -Chaucer (C.T), The Knight's Tale. There was in Florence in the oldest time a noble farmily, but grown so poor that their giorni di festa or feast-days were few and far between. However, they dwelt in their old palace (which was in the street now called La Via Cittadella), which was a fine old building, and so they kept up a brave...

How Diana Gave Birth to Aradia Herodias

Make more bright The Star Queen's crescent on her marriage night. This is the Gospel (Vangelo) of the Witches Diana greatly loved her brother Lucifer, the god of the Sun and of the Moon, the god of Light (Splendor), who was so proud of his beauty, and who for his pride was driven from Paradise. Diana had by, her brother a daughter, to whom they gave the name of Aradia i.e. Herodias . In those days there were on earth many rich and many poor. The rich made...