The Malleus Maleficarum has ratings and reviews. Anastasia said: I’ve cobbled Shelves: brujas, demonios, no-ficción, Desde que inicié el libro. El Malleus Maleficarum (del latín: Martillo de las Brujas), es probablemente el tratado más importante que se haya publicado en el contexto de la persecución. Read about El martillo de las brujas (Malleus maleficarum) by Indio Solari and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists.

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It’s not about hunting anything. Sep 21, Annie rated it really liked it Shelves: Dec 02, Eva rated it it was amazing. The authors of this 14th Century work were Dominican friars who caused considerable anxiety wherever they ventured in their search for witches, or single women.

Or is that just witchy prejudice? So the inquisition is not the source of the problem, it’s a reaction to it. It went through at least 30 printings and became the handbook for witch hunters, both Protestant and Catholic. As a book, most of the Malleus is very boring legal text and pseudo-philosophical religious ramblings.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Dry at parts, but worth it for the chuckles in between.

Impeccably researched, and as it appears, authoritatively translated. This book of learning duth tell me what place to. Formal rules for initiating a process of justice are set down: It’s not even really about what to do with witches after they’re caught.

This is one of the most notorious books in history. Being prosperous was dangerous, it was perhaps better to die in childbirth, than to be prosecuted as a witch because it happened to your neighbor.


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Although they were Catholic monks, their views were not the views of the Chur The Malleus is a historical document therefore reflects the views of some people at a specific time. This is the maleficatum guidebook for identifying witches.

First, that people can be killed for crimes that simply can’t be committed, and secondly, for the immersion into a world where Heaven was literally above als heads, hell beneath our feet and we lived in a world of demons, angels and magic. You know kids, ha-ha.

The Malleus Maleficarum

The diffuse nature of the practice – also like contemporary terrorism – made it a particular and pervasive threat. The Malleus Maleficarum by Heinrich Kramer. Be the first to ask a question about The Malleus Maleficarum.

The 4 stars is for the historical value. Sep 08, Jason rated it really liked it. How do I rate that? In he drew up a treatise on witchcraft which was incorporated in the Malleus Maleficarum literally “The Hammer of Witches”.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Heinrich Kramer, usually known by his Latin name of Institoris, and Jacob Sprenger, brujss it is generally thought that Kramer was the sole author. The gloss gives a This excellent and studious English martillk of the work is positively indispensable for the serious medieval or mythological scholar.

It gave permission to bishops and secular authorities to prosecute witches if there were no representatives from the Inquisition around, giving full directions. This book admits that much of a witches power as well as her “travels” occurred in her mind. Edicion Facsimilar Spanish Edition Paperback.


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Read more Read less. While this may be a boon to serious scholars, those who are interested in simply reading the work without context will be sorely disappointed.

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Jan 15, Karianna rated it did not like it Shelves: The translator was a raving lunatic. Because there are lessons to be learned, both psychologically and historically, and there is an ignorance to overcome. It was this that made many females, those who chose the perverse path, to be liable to demonic seduction.

Trivia About The Malleus Malef Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The only thing that surprised me about this book was the reaction I got from random people as I walked through life carrying this book around working to get it read on a double paced summer class schedule.

The Malleus Maleficarum by Heinrich Kramer

Contemporary cases illustrate methods by which witches attempt to control and subvert the world: We’re Kramer And Sprenger. Too bad his whole frame of reference is way off. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.