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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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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.

As Summers says, it was the casebook on every magistrate’s desk. Montague Summers, the Compendium Maleficarum includes profoundly serious discussions of witches’ pacts with the devil, finely detailed descriptions of witches’ powers, poisons, and crimes; sleep-inducing spells and methods for removing them, apparitions of demons and specters, diseases caused by demons, and other topics.

Contemporary accounts noted that witchcraft and sorcery had “spread in all directions,” leaving “no country, town, village, or district, no class of society” free from the practice. Compendium Maleficarum Francesco Maria Guazzo. Lost Keys of Freemasonry Manly P. The Book of Vampires.

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Ma,eficarum from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? The book is valuable, however, in the sense that it allows one to view the extreme superstition surrounding witchcraft and to better understand the degree of persecution that resulted. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of The Best Books of Emile Grillot de Givry. Of Tying the Pvints.

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The Malleus Maleficarum of Heinrich Kramer and James Sprenger

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. This probing work, by a distinguished writer and scholar who perceived the devil as an evil force seeking to destroy men’s bodies and souls, was an attempt to help man live piously and devoutly, thus guarding against such seductions and manipulations. Were witches real in the Middle Ages? Montague Summers Snippet view – 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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By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Of the Trial by S1ngle Combat. This handbook on witchcraft, first published inclaims to expose the entire practice and profession of witchcraft.

This is a handbook on witchcraft first published inclaiming to expose the entire practice and profession of witchcraft.

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A collection of writings by the Ambrosian monk Francesco Maria Guazzo, the Compendium comprehensively and penetratingly comepndium the entire practice and profession of witchcraft. Of Vulgar Purgation by Fire. Looking for beautiful books?

Under a Bull of Pope Innocent VIII, Kramer and Sprenger exposed the heresy of those who did not believe in witches and set forth the proper order of the world with devils, witches, and the will of God.