On the demon-mania of witches

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Published by Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies in Toronto .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Demonomania.,
  • Witchcraft.,
  • Magic.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementJean Bodin ; translated by Randy A. Scott ; abridged with an introduction by Jonathan L. Pearl ; notes by Randy A. Scott and Jonathan L. Pearl.
SeriesRenaissance and reformation texts in translation -- 7
ContributionsScott, Randy Allan, 1944-, Pearl, Jonathan L., Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF1602 .B6313 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination218 p.
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22558462M
ISBN 100969751257

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On The Demon Mania Of Witches book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. His Demonomania, first published inis an elaborate account of witchcraft and sorcery intended to assist in the suppression of the black arts.

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Jean Bodin (French: [ʒɑ̃ bɔdɛ̃]; c. – ) was a French jurist and political philosopher, member of the Parlement of Paris and professor of law in is best known for his theory of sovereignty; he was also an influential writer on demonology.

Bodin lived during the aftermath of the Protestant Reformation and wrote against the background of religious conflict in France. This book examines the systematic and well-oiled machinery that served to extract, interpret, and disseminate witches' confessions in early modern France.

For the demonologist, confession was the only way to find out the truth about the clandestine activities of witches. For the witch, however, trial confessions opened new horizons of selfhood.

On the Demon-Mania of Witches. Nicholas Remy Demonolatreiae. Martin Del Rio c Six Books of Discussion on Magic. Johann Weyer The Deceptive Tricks of Evil Spirits. Reginald Scot Discoverie of Witchcraft.

James I. Act made causing injury by witchcraft a capital offence. - De la démonomanie des sorciers (On the Demon-Mania of Witches) by Jean Bodin, translated to English by Randy A.

Scott, published by the Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies. Of all the non-translated works I’m aware of, these are the ones I wish I could read the most.

A young man found such a book left behind by a wizard who had died. Courageous, the young man opened the book and began reading from it. As he read, in front of him demons appeared asking for work. The young man first gave them easy tasks and, then, more and more complex ones.

Bodin, J On the Demon-mania of Witches/ trans. by Randy Scott. — Toronto: Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, (). protections that other defendants enjoyed. Jean Bodin in his book, On the Demon-Mania of Sorcerers, opened the door to use of testimony by children against parents, entrapment, and instruments of torture.

Over the years from toEurope saw betw suspected witches executed. About 80% of those killed were women. On the Demon-Mania of Witches (Renaissance and Reformation Texts in Translation, No. 7) by Jean Bodin, Randy A.

Scott, et al. | Jan 1, Paperback. This is Bodin's major work on sorcery and the witchcraft persecutions, first issued inten editions were published by In it he elaborates the influential concept of "pact witchcraft" based on a deal with the Devil. The book relates histories of sorcerers, but does not mention Faust and his pact.

Bodin then proceeds to enumerate fifteen distinct crimes, all horrid, of which every witch is guilty, and argues that, in default of proof, violent presumption should suffice for the sentence of witches to death. from book 4, chap. 5, translation by George Burr. book. On the Demon-Mania of Witches (Renaissance and Reformation Texts in Translation, No.

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By Jean Bodin. Toronto: Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, Robbins, Rossell Hope. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. NY, NY: Bonanza Books, Schwartz, Robert M.

History and Statistics: The Case of Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe and New England. In the second book, dreadful cases of magic are collected, the witches’ sabbath is described, and Agrippa’s dog jumps into the Rhône.

In the third book, Salomon expounds the true and holy Cabala, its method of allegorical exegesis, using at times the same words as.

Six Books of the Commonwealth 22 copies On the demon-mania of witches (Renaissance and Reformation texts in 18 copies Colloquium of the Seven About Secrets of the Sublime 10 copies. Demonmania is divided into four books, but its subject matter better falls into the following three categories.

Definition of legal vs. illegal magic; Beliefs about witches and witchcraft; Method of prosecuting witches in court (title page of the first edition of Demonmania. The author seems to allow the reality of witchcraft, but denies the existence of witches. The book is really a condemnation of witch hunts, stuffed with examples.

The book is long, and I've only read the introduction. AL Rowse considered it a great work of prose. It's on my 'to do'list.

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Jean Bodin, On the Demon-Mania of Witches: A French political theorist, most famous for his Six books of the Commonwealth supporting absolutism, Bodin also argued (specifically against Weyer) in support of the witch hunts.

For a selection of his primary source text, click here. Jean Bodin in his book, On the Demon-Mania of Sorcerers, opened the door to use of testimony by children against parents, entrapment, and instruments of torture. Over the years from toEurope saw betw suspected witches executed.

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Witchcraft and Magic. At the dawning of the third millennium, a belief in the reality and efficacy of witchcraft and magic is no longer an integral component of mainstream Western culture.On the Demon-Mania of Witches / Jean Bodin; Confessions of the Chelmsford Witches; Prosecutions at Trier; Prosecutions in Scotland; Demonolatry / Nicholas Remy; IX.

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