The Last Witch Of Langenburg

Author: Thomas Willard Robisheaux
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393065510
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Exploring one of Europe's last witch panics, historian Thomas Robisheaux brings to life the story of an entire world caught between superstition and modernity in a high-stakes drama that led to charges of sorcery and witchcraft against an ...

The Witch In The Western Imagination

Author: Lyndal Roper
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
ISBN: 0813933005
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These essays, three of which appear here for the first time in print, are complemented by more than forty images, from iconic paintings to marginal drawings on murals or picture frames.

The Faithful Executioner

Author: Joel F. Harrington
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0809049937
Size: 46.39 MB
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The biography of an ordinary man struggling for his soul, this groundbreaking book also offers an unparalleled panoramic view of Europe on the cusp of modernity, a society riven by violent conflict at all levels and encumbered by paranoia, ...

Male Witches In Early Modern Europe

Author: Lara Apps
Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9780719057090
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This is the first ever full book on the subject of male witches addressing incidents of witch-hunting in both Britain and Europe.

Man And Nature In The Renaissance

Author: Allen G. Debus
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521293280
Size: 40.25 MB
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Considers ideologies and mutual effects of humanism, mysticism and the exact sciences, thereby integrating a study of early Scientific Revolution astronomy, mathematics and medicine with the intellectual, religious and philosophical milieu

St Patrick Of Ireland

Author: Philip Freeman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780743256346
Size: 33.48 MB
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An authoritative modern portrait of Ireland's patron saint discusses his youth as a Roman citizen and Christian nobleman, his enslavement by Irish pirates, his decision to convert the Irish to Christianity, and the letters that revealed ...

The Fatal Gift Of Beauty

Author: Nina Burleigh
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 0307588602
Size: 66.16 MB
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The story drew an international cult obsessed with “Foxy Knoxy,” a pretty honor student on a junior year abroad, who either woke up one morning into a nightmare of superstition and misogyny—the dark side of Italy—or participated in ...