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The Witch

The Witch statue by Tibor Bartfay, located under Bratislava Castle, reminds us early modern era of Bratislava. The first woman accused of witchcraft in Bratislava was Agatha Toott Borlobaschin, burned alive on a borderline in 1602. She was in her late 20s. Agatha was a poor orphan growing up with her grandma. Learning medical effects of herbs in her youth. A young man fell in love with her, and with her extraordinary beauty.