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This book was used as a judicial case-book for the detection and persecution of witches, specifying rules of evidence and the official procedures by which suspected witches were to be tortured and put to death. An Encyclopedia of Occultism Lewis Spence.

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Illustrazione del Compendium maleficarum di Francesco Mario Guazzo, Download Malleus Maleficarum Kindle. A collection of writings by the Ambrosian monk Francesco Maria Guazzo, the Compendium comprehensively and penetratingly describes the entire practice and profession of witchcraft.

Description This extraordinary document, considered one of the most important manuals ever compiled on witchcraft, offers striking insight into the early seventeenth-century mind and society’s attempts to cope with the evils it saw manifested in sorcery. Thousands of people mostly women were murdered as a result of the procedures described in this book, for no reason other than a strange birthmark, living alone, mental illness, cultivation of medicinal herbs, or simply because they were falsely accused.