The Element Encyclopedia of Witchcraft: The Complete A-Z for the Entire Magical World - Judika Illes 2005
The Divine Witch: Goddesses and Gods
The name of this Baltic deity from Latvia and Lithuania derives from the root verb “to see” but is now synonymous with “witch.” Ragana is a powerful prophetess who reveals the future. Post-Christianity she became demoted to a witch who allegedly brings misfortune to humans and animals.
See FAIRIES: Nature-spirit Fairies: Lauma.