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Malleus Maleficarum


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(or Hexenhammer), the ‘Hammer of Witches’, published in 1484 by Jakob Sprenger, the Dominican inquisitor of Cologne, and Heinrich Krämer, prior of Cologne. It was the textbook of the day on witchcraft, setting out how it may be discovered and how it may be punished.

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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