Hecate is an ancient goddess. She is associated with crossroads, entrance-ways, fire, light, the Moon, magic, witchcraft, knowledge of herbs and poisonous plants, necromancy, and sorcery. She has rulership over earth, sea and sky, as well as a more universal role as Saviour, Mother of Angels and the Cosmic World Soul. She was one of the main gods worshiped in Athenian households as a protective goddess and one who bestowed prosperity and daily blessings on the family.
Hecate was associated with crossroads, entrance-ways, dogs, light, the Moon, magic, witchcraft, knowledge of herbs & poisonous plants, necromancy & sorcery. In the post-Christian writings of the Chaldean Oracles she was regarded with rulership over earth, sea & sky, as well as a more universal role as Saviour, Mother of Angels & the Cosmic World Soul. One of the main deities worshiped in Athenian households as a protective goddess & one who bestowed prosperity & daily blessings on the…
✯ Aunt Caroline Dye was a famous hoodoo woman or two-headed doctor who lived in Newport, Arkansas. A spiritualist as well as a root worker, for the crudely sketched aura around her head and the winged, dog-headed figure with its hand or paw on her right shoulder-like her name were drawn on the film negative - indicate that she maintained contact with other-worldly spirits. The standing figure may represent a "spirit guide" or the Devil's black dog one meets at the crossroads.✯
WITCHCRAFT P58 Crossroads Are a customary site of religious and magical significance. The Greek Goddess of Witchcraft, Hecate, was also the Goddess of the crossroads. Crossroads, an intersection of roads. This meaning is used metaphorically as a place where other things, both physical and abstract meet. It was said that Hecate appeared on crossroads at midnight with spirits and howling dogs.