Malleus maleficarum

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Published by J. Rodker in [London] .

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  • Criminal procedure,
  • Witchcraft,
  • Demonology,
  • Criminal law

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Statementtranslated with an introduction, bibliography and notes by the Rev. Montague Summers
ContributionsSprenger, Jakob, 1436 or 1438-1495, Summers, Montague, 1880-1948, Institoris, Heinrich, 1430-1505
The Physical Object
Paginationxlv, 277 , 1 unnumbered page
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27010258M

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It was written in by Heinrich Kramer and Jacob Sprenger, and was first published in Germany in Its main purpose was to challenge all arguments against the existence of witchcraft and to instruct magistrates on how.

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The Malleus Maleficarum was compiled by two Dominican inquisitors, Heinrich Kramer and Jacob Sprenger, who claimed in the book that they had been empowered by Pope Innocent VIII to prosecute witches throughout Germany via a Papal decree of December 5, ; but this decree had been issued before the book was written and before their planned.

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Sprenger (c. – ) was an inquisitor of the Dominican order. He was appointed by Pope Innocent VIII to write a treatise teaching other judges how to properly question, torture, and condemn to death a woman accused of witchcraft.

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