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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I would still recommend anyone interested in the subject to give it a read.

The Malleus Maleficarum

Too bad his whole frame of brujass is way off. I read the Summers edition, the translation is apparently ok, the translator’s notes are simply bonkers and best avoided.

Heinrich Kramer, usually known by his Latin name of Institoris, and Jacob Sprenger, though it is generally thought that Kramer was the sole author. This is the go-to guidebook for identifying witches. The problem with this idea is that almost everyone else believed in witches, too.

Methods of destroying and curing witchcraft, such as remedies against incubus and succubus devils, are exemplified mwrtillo weighed by the authors. The diffuse nature of the practice – also like contemporary terrorism – made it a particular and pervasive threat.

Realy a disapointment, because i was looking for the spanish edition. Under a Bull of Pope Innocent VIII, Kramer and Sprenger exposed the heresy of those who did not believe in witches and set forth the proper order of the world with devils, witches, and the will of God.

Not good for the porpouse. What follows is entirely impressionistic rather le a detailed exposition or a review as such; so please do bear that in mind. English Choose a language for shopping.


Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Saves me the job, you know. The ideas presented in the Malleus gradually seeped downwards, linking witchcraft malefixarum diabolism in the popular mind, thus divorcing the practice from an older and less malign root. A lengthy introduction will wl well to those who are coming to the Malleus for the first time, as well as those who have read other translations or articles on the work.

Un excelente libro para entender los excesos de la iglesia en la Edad Media.

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It’s easy to see how mass hysteria maleficcarum, and did spread. Aug 17, Liz rated it it was mqrtillo Shelves: The book, of course, was originally published in Latin, translated twice into English; first by Montague Summers inand sl recently – and accurately – by P.

So, if there is anything that is not clear, or if you would like to know any more, I will do my best to tackle any questions that you might have. Even family members who would speak for the accused would be hailed as accomplices. So far as Kramer was concerned witchcraft was a huge diabolic conspiracy against Christendom, a terrorist threat, if you will, with Satan in the role of Osama Bin Laden and the witches as his agents.

He died in Bohemia in It’s very dark and misogynistic reading. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? The book itself is pretty crazy, just how many women were tortured and killed because of this book beggars belief.


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Despite hating this book, the authors, it’s users and everything this book stood for When the member bryjas in no way stirred, and can never perform the act of coition, this is a sign of frigidity of nature; but when it is stirred and becomes malefcarum, but yet cannot perform, it is a sign of witchcraft. I can assure you that I do not approve of the contents of this book. Not to mention complete abandonment and isolation. In this way, children would be forced to testify against their own parents, sister against sister, neighbor against neighbor.

Most laity are either unaware or unopposed, and most people of the cloth are content with the current malleus of patriarchy and to let sleeping dogs lie.

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 martllo a specific time. Not spanish, just latin. Those of you who know little of the nature of the great European Witch Hunt may be surprised to learn that the Catholic Church was originally highly sceptical about the whole phenomenon of witchcraft, a position reflected in canon law.

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