“The purpose of the book, Gow explained, was to instruct witch hunters on how to identify and prosecute supposed servants of the devil. Invectives Against the Sect of Waldensians/Witches. The book, created in , is bound in thick brown velvet, with brass studs called bosses. An illustration from Tinctor’s Invectives against the Sect of Waldensians (or Witches) from a copy in the National Library of France. This is one of.
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Share Adjust Comment Print. You must verify your email address before signing in. Sign In Create Account. Andrew Gow is a professor of history at the University of Alberta, specializing in the history of wadlensians heretic sects.
The Witch-Burner’s Mein Kampf: Excerpts of evil
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They learned their version may be the original from which the others — housed in national libraries in Paris and Brussels, and at Oxford University — were copied. Already have an account? Enter your email aaginst below 2. We’ve sent you an email with instructions to create a new password. They testify to the ways that intellectuals, fired by good intentions and emboldened by institutional power, have sometimes arrived at truly inhumane conclusions see A Call to Arms.
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Sorry, we could not verify your email address. One of my ancestors, Cotton Mather, was a Puritan It offers important insights into the early history of the witch-hunts that plagued late medieval and early modern Europe.
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By Alex Ballingall Staff Reporter. John Lunn donated it to the U of A in The other copies in Europe, having been housed in proper libraries for hundreds of years, are in much better shape. Thank you for waldenskans your email address.
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Check your email for your verification email, or enter your email address in the form below to resend the email. Create a new password. But this envenomed people, this most cruel brood of vipers, praise and approve all the above-mentioned execrable evils and do them as much as they can, holding in greater esteem those who most horribly defile themselves in these evil and abominable deeds.
The manuscript, in remarkably good condition, is illuminated with gold leaf. His book, Invectives Against the Sect of Waldensians — a term Tinctor used synonymously with witches invedtives was one of the first to document the wicked behaviour of this supposed Satanic cult.
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