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Author LinkInstitoris, Heinrich,1430-1505.
Uniform Title LinkMalleus maleficarum. English
Title LinkMalleus maleficarum = or, The hammer of witches / by Heinrich Kramer, James Sprenger ; translated by Montague Summers.
Variant Title Hammer of witches
Imprint [Charleston, S.C.] : Forgotten Books, 2008.
Description viii, 442 pages ;  26 cm.
Type of Material Book
Language eng lat
Gen. Note Title from the cover.
This translation was originally published: London : John Rodker, 1928.
Summary A handbook for hunting and punishing witches to assist the Inquisition and Church in exterminating undesirables. Mostly a compilation of superstition and folklore, the book was taken very seriously at the time it was written in the 15th century and became a kind of spiritual law book used by judges to determine the guilt of the accused.
Subject LinkWitchcraft -- Early works to 1800.
LinkDemonology -- Early works to 1800.
LinkCriminal law.
LinkCriminal procedure.
Subject LinkCriminal law.
LinkCriminal procedure.
LinkEarly works.
Add.Author LinkSprenger, Jakob, 1436 or 1438-1495.
LinkSummers, Montague, 1880-1948.

System Number 000682068
ISBN Link9781605069418 (pbk.)
Link1605069418 (pbk.)

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