Were witches real in the Middle Ages? This handbook on witchcraft, first published in , claims to expose the entire practice and profession of witchcraft. Extraordinary document () on witchcraft and demonology offers striking insight into early 17th century mind. Serious discussions of witches’ powers. The Malleus Maleficarum (The Witch Hammer), first published in , is arguably one of the most infamous books ever written, due primarily to.
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A collection of writings by the Ambrosian monk Francesco Maria Guazzo, the Compendium comprehensively and penetratingly describes the entire practice and profession of witchcraft. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of The book is valuable because it allows one to view the extreme superstition surrounding witchcraft at the time, and to better understand the degree compenndium persecution that resulted.
Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will maleficarim order arrive? This malwficarum work, by a distinguished writer and scholar who perceived the devil as an evil force seeking to destroy men’s bodies compenidum souls, was an attempt to help man live piously and devoutly, thus guarding against such seductions and manipulations.
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Selected pages Title Page. An Encyclopaedia of Occultism. Witchcraft and Black Magic. References to this book Malevolent Nurture: Media related to Compendium Maleficarum at Wikimedia Commons. Here is an encyclopedic tract of incalculable worth to the historians and student of the occult and anyone intrigued by necromantic lore, sabbats, sorceries, and trafficking with demons.
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compehdium Reprint of Compendium Maleficarum: Of the Different Diseases Brought by Demons. The book was not translated into English untilwhen this was accomplished under the direction of the witchcraft scholar Montague Summers. Formal rules for initiating a process of justice are set down: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The History of the Devil: Also examined in detail are witches’ alleged powers to transport themselves from place to place, create living things, make beasts talk maleficcarum the dead reappear; witches’ use of religion to heal the sick, laws observed by witches to cause and cure illness, differences between demoniacs and the bewitched, and other subjects from the realm of the supernatural.
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