Ecstasies

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Pantheon Books, Apr 30, 1991 - History - 339 pages
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Weaving early accounts of witchcraft-trial records, ecclesiastical tracts, folklore, and popular iconography-into new and startling patterns, Carlo Ginzburg presents in Ecstasies compelling evidence of a hidden shamanistic culture that flourished across Europe and in England for thousands of years.

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Review: Ecstasies: Deciphering the Witches' Sabbath

User Review  - Steve Cran - Goodreads

Records of the witches Sabbat reaches us in modern times through the stores and testimonies recorded by the biased inquisitors who tortured the suspected witches to get a confession from them ... Read full review

Review: Ecstasies: Deciphering the Witches' Sabbath

User Review  - Tina Estep - Goodreads

This is by far one of my favorite books and I still refer to it in my research. This book is an ethnohistory of the beliefs and practices of the early accounts of witchcraft throughout Europe and ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Lepers Jews Muslims
33
Jews Heretics Witches
63
Copyright

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About the author (1991)

Carlo Ginzburg is retired from Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa (Italy). He is the author of numerous books that have been translated into English including "The Cheese and the Worms: The Cosmos of a Sixteenth-Century Miller

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