The Malleus Maleficarum has ratings and reviews. Anastasia said: I’ve cobbled Shelves: brujas, demonios, no-ficción, Desde que inicié el libro. El Malleus Maleficarum (del latín: Martillo de las Brujas), es probablemente el tratado más importante que se haya publicado en el contexto de la persecución. Read about El martillo de las brujas (Malleus maleficarum) by Indio Solari and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists.

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Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. The way to ,alleus skin from those who” Found in old copy. The Malleus was composed specifically because Kramer had been frustrated by the failure of the prosecution of a group of alleged witches in Innsbruck, a process in which he had been personally involved. This was the essential fuel of the witch-hunt, then and in all subsequent times.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. The witch huntin LMFAO No, but seriously, how the hell does someone come up with such whacked-out ideas and believe them to be reality?

Witch hunts were a product of fear and ignorance, as well as religious extremism. Unfortunately, all of these factors exist in every age and in every society. On a final note, it’s interesting to wonder what today’s society is so wrong about, on such a massive scale.

Realy a disapointment, because i was looking for the spanish edition. Or is that just witchy prejudice? Mackay’s translation is easy to read and inundated with footnotes. It was this that made many females, those who chose the perverse path, to be liable to demonic seduction.


Once accused, the option was to martilo, and suffer inevitable torture and lzs burning. Edicion Facsimilar Spanish Edition Paperback. You know kids, ha-ha. Dec 29, Julia Roslyakova rated it liked it.

The Malleus Maleficarum

I think it was Pope Innocent who commissioned this book and whilst reading it you can really get a sense of their fear of women. As Summers says, it was the casebook on every magistrate’s desk. It is a piece of our human history and a testament as to just how low we can go.

To ask other readers questions about The Malleus Maleficarumplease sign up. The task of his manual – that is how it is best conceived – was both to provide a scholarly defence of the heresy of witchcraft – it is important to understand that is how Maleficafum conceived the practice – and to provide guidance for inquisitors and legal professionals in the pursuit and prosecution of witches. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. First of all, the introduction is much crazier than the actual book. Th The Malleus is often advertized ,artillo a “witch hunter’s handbook”, but it really isn’t. I was fascinated at it’s existence, especially that it’s one of many.

Trivia About The Malleus Mallsus According to the Malleus, men could lose their penises through magical attacks by witches. Nov 10, Keely rated it it was ok Shelves: Some mashup of “Don’t let the bastards grind you down” and “We’re all in the gutter looking up at the stars” “When the member is in no way stirred, and can never perform the act of coition, this is a sign of frigidity of nature; but when it is stirred and becomes erect, but yet cannot perform, it is a sign of witchcraft.


When Kramer talks about torture, he pretty much just says do it in whatever way you usually do it. Read more Read less. View all 4 comments. This is a history the church has been strugglin An immensely disturbing read for more reasons that I can’t explain in a remotely brief sense.

The Malleus Maleficarum by Heinrich Kramer

Cambridge University Press has done an incredible job piecing together a polarizing yet important historical work on the history of demonology and witchcraft. It was first published aroundshortly after the invention of the printing press and five years after a papal bull was issued legitimizing the belief in witches.

The 4 stars is for the historical value. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Under a Bull of Pope Innocent VIII, Kramer and Sprenger exposed the heresy of those who did not believe in witches and set forth the proper order of the world with devils, witches, and the will of God.

When the member is in no way stirred, and can never perform the act of coition, this is a sign of frigidity of nature; but when it is stirred and becomes erect, but yet cannot perform, malleks is a sign of witchcraft.

It’s not about hunting anything. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. The somewhat decent logic is useless when the premises are based on silly superstitions.