The Magic Circle is an oil painting in the Pre-Raphaelite style, created in 1886 by John William Waterhouse. The painting depicts a witch or sorceress drawing a fiery magic circle on the earth to create a ritual space.
Later forms of Witchcraft were highly influenced by Ceremonial Magick or High Magick. Pictured is ceremonial magician and occultist Aleister Crowley, creator of the Hermetic system/religion known as Thelema.
Elizabeth I Queen of England Coronation portrait - 1600 copy of 1558 original (National Portrait Gallery, London) This is a 1600 copy of a portrait painted of old Elizabeth Tudor in her coronation robes with her regalia.
Hypatia was a Greek Neoplatonist philosopher in Roman Egypt who was the first historically noted woman in mathematics. As head of the Platonist school at Alexandria, she also taught philosophy and astronomy.