Demonolatry – Nicholas Remy

Demonolatry - Nicholas RemyAn important late sixteenth century text on witchcraft “drawn from the capital trials of 900 persons, more or less, who within the last fifteen years have in Lorraine paid the penalty of death for the crime of witchcraft” by Nicholas Remy, ‘Privy Councillor to the Most Serene Duke of Lorraine, and Public Advocate to his Duchy.’ Along with the better-known Malleus Maleficarum one of the core works on witch hunting. This edition formed Volume IV of Rodker’s ‘The Church and Witchcraft’ series edited by Montague Summers.

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Beyond the witch trials: witchcraft and magic in Enlightenment Europe -Owen Davies, Willem de Blécourt
The Lancashire Witches: Histories and Stories - Robert Poole
The Witch-Hunt in Early Modern Europe - Brian Levack
Witchcraft, witch-hunting, and politics in early modern England - Elmer, Peter
The European Witch-Hunt - Julian Goodare
The Path of the Devil: Early Modern Witch Hunts - Gary Jensen
Witch Hunts in the Western World: Persecution and Punishment from the Inquisition through the Salem Trials - Brian A. Pavlac
Witch Hunts in Europe and America: An Encyclopedia - William E. Burns
Salem Possessed: The Social Origins of Witchcraft - Paul Boyer & Stephen Nissenbaum
The Hammer of Witches: A Complete Translation of the Malleus Maleficarum - Christopher S. Mackay

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