Wheaton: Women Who Reign with Magic

Women have been practicing magic for centuries and so it’s only fitting that we dedicate a blog post to them. In this article, you’ll learn about the history of women sorcerers in fiction as well as some names from different cultures that we found interesting. Some of these names might be perfect for your next character!

A long time ago, women sorcerers were a common occurrence. In fact, witches (a type of female sorcerer) are the earliest known practitioners of magic in human history. The word “witch” comes from Old English wiccecraeft meaning sorcery or craft but it can be traced back to the Greek term for wise woman which was “pharmakon”—meaning drug, unguent or potion and could also refer to a practitioner of medicine or healing who used herbs and other natural substances as medicines rather than conventional techniques.

Women have been practicing magic for centuries and so it’s only fitting that we In this article, you can read about the history of women.

Some magic was practiced by women in ancient Greece, Rome and Egypt.

In Medieval Europe some of the most powerful witches were wealthy land owners who had studied medicine as well as magical arts. Later witch hunts would target these upper class practitioners for destruction.

You can read more about this over on our blog post titled “Wheaton: Women Who Reign with Magic.”

Possible Featured Image: Illustration or photograph of a woman looking mysterious while casting an incantation spell from her book to create something magical happen before her eyes such as summoning smoke out from the ground or making flowers grow at super speed around her feet

Topic sentence – A long time ago, women sorcerers were often seen as a source of wisdom and knowledge. They were considered to possess powers that men did not, but they also had their limitations–they could be killed for practicing witchcraft or sorcery.

Women have used magic from ancient times up until today in many different ways: Some do so out of necessity, like when women during the Middle Ages practiced medicine and magical arts simultaneously because there was no other option; others face persecution for it.

Featured Topic Sentence – In Medieval Europe some of the most powerful witches were wealthy land owners who had studied medicine as well as magical arts. These types of practitioners would be targeted by witch hunters later on due to their social status in society–the upper class are always an easy target for those who wish to climb the social ladder.

The most famous female witch of all time is, arguably, Baba Yaga–the Russian version of an ancient goddess and a storyteller in her own right. She’s known as both creator and destroyer: Created by old pagan beliefs themselves while destroying patriarchal culture through feminist power during Soviet Russia under Stalinist occupation.

Featured Topic Sentence – In Slavic folklore, she was seen as somewhat malevolent but also wise; she has been said to appear on stormy nights near houses where great feasts were taking place or when people needed help finding lost things which may be related to moments of crisis in their lives (or lack thereof).

Female Sorceress Names:

  • Adalind
  • Agatha
  • Aggie
  • Agnes
  • Aja
  • Alatar
  • Alcina
  • Alecto
  • Alice
  • Alicia
  • Alita
  • Allegra
  • Amara
  • Ambrosia
  • Ange
  • Angela
  • Angelina
  • Angrboða
  • Annis
  • Aradia
  • Ariel
  • Armand
  • Asa
  • Asterope
  • Astoria
  • Astra
  • Astrid
  • Atelia
  • Atlantes
  • Augusta
  • Aurelia
  • Aurora
  • Ayana
  • Baba
  • Bastianna
  • Bathilda
  • Beatrix
  • Befana
  • Belinda
  • Bell
  • Belladonna
  • Bellatrix
  • Beltaine
  • Bessie
  • Binx
  • Biris
  • Black
  • Blade
  • Blair
  • Blaise
  • Bram
  • Bronwyn
  • Cadsuane
  • Carmilla
  • Cassandra
  • Cecily
  • Celeste
  • Cerridwen
  • Cerys
  • Charity
  • Christian
  • Circe
  • Clementianna
  • Clementine
  • Cora
  • Corbin
  • Cordelia
  • Crane
  • Crow
  • Cruella
  • Daemon
  • Dahlia
  • Deino
  • Deirdre
  • Demelza
  • Desdemona
  • Dinah
  • Dorcas
  • Doremi
  • Draco
  • Dreama
  • Drizella
  • Drusilla
  • Duvessa
  • Dyllis
  • Edel
  • Edith
  • Eglantine
  • Egwene
  • Elaida
  • Eliphas
  • Ellen
  • Elphaba
  • Elsa
  • Elsie
  • Elspeth
  • Elvira
  • Elvyra
  • Emily
  • Emma
  • Emmeline
  • Endora
  • Enyo
  • Erichtho
  • Eris
  • Esmeralda
  • Esther
  • Eva
  • Evanora
  • Evelyn
  • Evie
  • Evilene
  • Fabian
  • Failee
  • Featherine
  • Fin
  • Fleur
  • Flora
  • Florence
  • Freya
  • Freyja
  • Galadriel
  • Gandalf
  • Ganondorf
  • Ganondorg
  • Garnet
  • Gatria
  • Genevieve
  • George
  • Gerald
  • Gertrud
  • Ginevra
  • Glacia
  • Glinda
  • Gloria
  • Gothel
  • Greta
  • Grimalkin
  • Grimhild
  • Gullveig
  • Gwen
  • Gwydion
  • Hades
  • Hag
  • Haley
  • Hazel
  • Hecate
  • Hecuba
  • Helena
  • Hellawes
  • Helsing
  • Hermione
  • Hestia
  • Hexuba
  • Hilda
  • Hildy
  • Holly
  • Hyacinth
  • Icy
  • Ileana
  • Isabel
  • Isla
  • Ivory
  • Jade
  • Jadis
  • Jaina
  • Jasmine
  • Jasminka
  • Jezebel
  • Jezebelda
  • Jinx
  • Joan
  • Jude
  • Kanna
  • Kasumi
  • Katrina
  • Kijo
  • Kikimora
  • Laurie
  • Lavender
  • Leanne
  • Leith
  • Lenore
  • Leta
  • Lilith
  • Lily
  • Locasta
  • Lucia
  • Lucifer
  • Lucinda
  • Lucrecia
  • Luna
  • Lutzelfrau
  • Mabel
  • Mable
  • Mafalda
  • Majo
  • Maleficent
  • Mallory
  • Mami
  • Margaret
  • Margery
  • Maria
  • Mark
  • Marla
  • Marnie
  • Mary
  • Marzanna
  • Mate
  • Matilda
  • Medea
  • Melina
  • Melisandre
  • Mercy
  • Merlin
  • Millicent
  • Mina
  • Minerva
  • Mira
  • Misty
  • Moll
  • Molly
  • Morgan
  • Morgana
  • Morgause
  • Morrigan
  • Mortiann
  • Muriel
  • Myra
  • Myrtle
  • Naga
  • Nagisa
  • Narcissa
  • Narissa
  • Noemi
  • Nora
  • Nymphadora
  • Olympe
  • Ommin
  • Ondine
  • Opal
  • Ophelia
  • Oscar
  • Pallando
  • Phoebe
  • Piper
  • Pleione
  • Poppy
  • Porpentina
  • Priscilla
  • Prospero
  • Prudence
  • Prue
  • Puck
  • Queenie
  • Radagast
  • Ramona
  • Raven
  • Ravencroft
  • Ravenna
  • Raymond
  • Revolta
  • Rhiamon
  • Rincewind
  • Rita
  • Rochelle
  • Rolanda
  • Romana
  • Romilda
  • Rosanne
  • Rowan
  • Rowena
  • Roxanne
  • Ruby
  • Rumina
  • Sabrina
  • Sadira
  • Sage
  • Salem
  • Sally
  • Salome
  • Samantha
  • Samara
  • Sarafine
  • Sarah
  • Sarin
  • Saruman
  • Scott
  • Scylla
  • Selene
  • Selma
  • Septima
  • Serafina
  • Seraphina
  • Serena
  • Shade
  • Shadow
  • Shelia
  • Sidney
  • Siobhan
  • Sophia
  • Splendora
  • Spyke
  • Stella
  • Sterope
  • Stormy
  • Sukie
  • Sybil
  • Syrma
  • Tabatha
  • Tabit
  • Tabitha
  • Tamsin
  • Tanith
  • Terra
  • Tethys
  • Thabit
  • Thackery
  • Theodora
  • Thomasin
  • Thorne
  • Tia
  • Tituba
  • Tojola
  • Trixie
  • Ursula
  • Valeena
  • Vega
  • Vera
  • Verana
  • Violet
  • Virgilia
  • Vlad
  • Walpurgis
  • Wanda
  • Warren
  • Wendy
  • Willow
  • Winifred
  • Winnie
  • Wizadora
  • Wolfe
  • Wren
  • Wuya
  • Xayide
  • Yaga
  • Yuan
  • Yubaba
  • Yumeno
  • Yzma
  • Zagan
  • Zelda
  • Zelena
  • Zenioba
  • Zi
  • Zolan
  • Zosia
  • Bellatrix
  • Draco
  • Fleur
  • Ginny
  • Harry
  • Hermione
  • Lavender
  • Lily
  • Lucius
  • Luna
  • Minerva
  • Narcissa
  • Neville
  • Nymphadora
  • Pansy
  • Ron
  • Rowena
  • Seamus
  • Severus
  • Sirius
  • Sybill
  • Viktor
  • Adamina
  • Astral
  • Astrid
  • Badria
  • Cassandra
  • Crystal
  • Cynthia
  • Daganya
  • Eartha
  • Gabrielle
  • Leilani
  • Nairi
  • Ramona
  • Vanora
  • Velda
  • Wendy
  • Xena
  • Audris
  • Bebhinn
  • Briana
  • Canace
  • Ceridwen
  • Cybill
  • Devin
  • Jennifer
  • Kalliope
  • Moselle
  • Niamh
  • Adrienne
  • Amara
  • Aolani
  • Edana
  • Eirlys
  • Ethne
  • Guinevere
  • Idona
  • Lilith
  • Maaia
  • Raina
  • Riana
  • Sadira
  • Saraid
  • Saruk
  • Sera
  • Siran
  • Tabitha
  • Terah
  • Wanda
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