Compendium Maleficarum: The Montague Summers Edition
Extraordinary document (1608) on witchcraft and demonology offers striking insight into early 17th century mind. Serious discussions of witches' powers, poisons, crimes, more. Rare limited edition.
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Abbot afterwards Agnus Dei answered appeared Argument asked Baptism began bewitched Bishop Blessed Blessed Virgin Mary body born brother brought burned called cause CHAPTER Christ Christian Church Compendium Maleficarum confessed crime dead death demon devil died Divine Enemy Eucharist evil example faith famous father fear fell fire FRANCESCO MARIA GUAZZO gave girl Gregory Gregory of Tours Guazzo hand happened heard heretic Historia Holy Holy Lance honour horse husband Jesus John Rodker killed King lived Lord magic Malleus Maleficarum Martin Delrio matter Montague Summers mother named neighbouring ness night once ordered pain Peter poison prayer priest punishment Remy Sabbat Saint says seen seized semen servants sickness sleep soon soul spell story Succubus suddenly tells terrible things thought tion told took torture town truth Virgin whole wife wished witchcraft witches woman women wonderful words wretched writes young