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5 edition of Witchcraft and magic in Europe found in the catalog.

Witchcraft and magic in Europe

the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries

by Marijke Gijswijt-Hofstra

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Published by Athlone in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Magic -- Europe -- Eighteenth century.,
  • Magic -- Europe -- Nineteenth century.,
  • Witchcraft -- Europe -- Eighteenth century.,
  • Witchcraft -- Europe -- Nineteenth century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Other titlesEighteenth and nineteenth centuries: witchcraft and magic in Europe
    StatementMarijke Gijswijt-Hofstra, Brian P. Levack, Roy Porter ; [introduction, Bengt Ankarloo and Stuart Clark.]
    SeriesAthlone history of witchcraft and magic in Europe -- v.5.
    ContributionsLevack, Brian P., Porter, Roy, 1946-2002
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF1584.E9 G55 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 340 p. ;
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21479723M
    ISBN 100485890054, 0485891050

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    European Witchcraft is witchcraft and magic that is practised primarily in the locality of Europe. The old liberal view of European Witchcraft holds that witchcraft never existed at all, but was invented by the Catholic Church and other authorities to gain power and et Murray claimed that witchcraft was a holdover of a worldwide ancient fertility cult however, modern scholars. Get this from a library! Witchcraft and magic in Europe. Vol. 4, The period of the witch trials. [Bengt Ankarloo; Stuart Clark; E William Monter].

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Witchcraft and magic in Europe by Marijke Gijswijt-Hofstra Download PDF EPUB FB2

useful; fairly dry but readable. part 1 focuses on the decline and end of witchcraft prosecutions; part 2: witchcraft after the witch-trials (region-by-region account); part 3: witchcraft and magic in enlightenment romantic and liberal thought.

the focus is definitely more heavily on accusations and inquisitors than on the particulars of peasant culture and practices (in contrast to "the night 4/5. Witchcraft and Magic in Europe, Volume 4 book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Each volume in the series Witchcraft and Ma /5.

This book is one in an excellent continuing series of "Witchcraft and Magic in Europe". This entry in the series concerns the history and practice of European witchcraft and magic in the 20th century,(and the book is focused on Europe and particularly Britain.

There is only scant information on witchcraft and magic in North America).Reviews: 4. Witchcraft and Magic in Europe combines the traditional approaches of political, legal, and social historians with a critical synthesis of cultural anthropology, historical psychology, and gender studies.

The series, complete in six volumes, provides a modern, scholarly survey of the supernatural beliefs of Europeans from ancient times to the. The roots of European witchcraft and magic lie in Hebrew and other ancient Near Eastern cultures and in the Celtic, Nordic, and Germanic traditions of the Continent.

For two millennia, European folklore and ritual have been imbued with the belief in the supernatural, yielding a rich trove of histories and images. Witchcraft and Magic in Europe: Ancient Greece and Rome Volume 2 of Athlone history of witchcraft and magic in Europe: Editor: Valerie Irene Jane Flint: Edition: reprint: Publisher: A&C Black, ISBN: X, Length: pages: Subjects3/5(1).

The Witchcraft and Magic in Europe book series by multiple authors includes books The Athlone History of Witchcraft and Magic in Europe, Volume 1: Biblical and Pagan Societies, Witchcraft and Magic in Europe, Vol. 2: Ancient Greece and Rome, Witchcraft and Magic in. This book looks at aspects of the continuation of witchcraft and magic in Europe from the last of the secular and ecclesiastical trials during the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, through to the nineteenth century.

It provides a brief outline of witch trials in late seventeenth. The roots of European witchcraft and magic lie in Hebrew and other ancient Near Eastern cultures and in the Celtic, Nordic, and Germanic traditions of the Continent.

For two millennia, European folklore and ritual have been imbued with the belief in the supernatural, yielding a rich trove of histories and images.

A series that combines traditional approaches of political, legal, and social. Prior to the 13 or 14th Century, witchcraft had come to mean a collection of beliefs and practices including healing through spells, ointments and concoctions, dabbling in the supernatural, and forecasting the future through divining and England, the provision of curative magic was the job of a “witch doctor” (a term used in England long before it came to be associated with.

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Magic, witches, and demons have drawn interest and fear throughout human history. In this comprehensive primary source reader, Martha Rampton traces the history of our fascination with magic and witchcraft from the first through to the seventeenth century.

In over 80 readings presented chronologically, Rampton demonstrates how understandings of and reactions toward magic changed. This book is one in an excellent continuing series of "Witchcraft and Magic in Europe". This entry in the series concerns the history and practice of European witchcraft and magic in the 20th century,(and the book is focused on Europe and particularly Britain.

There is only scant information on witchcraft and magic in North America)/5(2). Post-publication of this document changed the way that medieval society treated anyone who performed anything considered an act of magic or witchcraft.

Malleus Maleficarum was used as a judicial book of guidelines within secular courts of Europe over three hundred years past its date of publication. Spanning the period from tothe second edition of Witchcraft in Europe assembles nearly twice as many primary documents as the first, many newly translated, along with new illustrations that trace the development of witch-beliefs from late Mediterranean antiquity through the Enlightenment.

Trial records, inquisitors’ reports, eyewitness statements, and witches’ confessions, along. Belief in and practice of witchcraft in Europe can be traced to classical antiquity and has continuous history during the Middle Ages, culminating in the Early Modern witch hunts and giving rise to the fairy tale and popular culture "witch" stock character of modern times, as well as to the concept of the "modern witch" in Wicca and related movements of contemporary witchcraft.

The real history of witches, however, is dark and, often for the witches, deadly. The Origin of Witches Early witches were people who practiced witchcraft, using magic spells and calling upon. Witchcraft and Magic in Europe: Ancient Greece and Rome is deliberately designed as an introduction for the general reader, and it fulfills that function admirably."-Peter Green, New Republic "An exceptional historical and social analysis of a subject of enduring interest."-Library Journal "This extensive and reliable handbook will be the /5(44).

The history of European witchcraft and magic continues to fascinate and challenge students and scholars. There is certainly no shortage of books on the subject.

Several general surveys of the witch trials and numerous regional and micro studies have been published for an English-speaking readership. Witchcraft and Magic in Europe: Ancient Greece and Rome is deliberately designed as an introduction for the general reader, and it fulfills that Read more User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers.

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