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The Malleus Maleficarum

The Malleus Maleficarum is a famous theological treatise, written around 1486 and intended to be a kind of handbook for the discovery and destruction of witches in Europe. It was written by two members of the Dominican Order, Johann Springer and Henrich (Institoris) Kraemer. The Malleus Maleficarum was known in German as Der Hexenhammer and…Continue readingThe Malleus Maleficarum