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The Cautio Criminalis is one of the most important and moving works in the history of witch trials and a revealing documentation of one man’s unexpected. Cautio Criminalis, or a Book on Witch Trials has 13 ratings and 1 review. Paola said: Questo libro vuole essere un consiglio spassionato ai principi dell. In , at the epicenter of the worst excesses of the European witch-hunts, Friedrich Spee, a Jesuit priest, published the Cautio Criminalis, a book speaking o.

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Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Friedrich Spee von Langenfeld. Spee was born at Kaiserswerth on the Rhine. Fibius marked it as to-read Jan 04, Erik Midelfort happen harm heard ignorant innocent inquisitors interrogation Jesuit judges justice kind learned lest Malleus Maleficarum Martin Delrio matter moral theology nevertheless once pain permitted person Peter Binsfeld priest princes prisoners prudent punishment question REASON recently refuted retraction round of torture rulers rumor sabbaths sacrament scholars Society of Jesus someone sorcerers Spee Spee’s sufficient suspect Tanner teach testimony theologians things tion Titia truly truth ture unless witch trials witch-hunts witchcraft Wolfgang Behringer woman women.

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Cautio Criminalis, or a Book on Witch Trials

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. April Click [show] for important translation instructions. Sean marked crimlnalis as to-read Oct 10, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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An attempt to assassinate Spee was made at Peine in University of Virginia Press- History – pages. Combined, these harsh prosecutorial measures led inevitably not only to a confession but to denunciations of supposed accomplices, spreading the circle of torture and execution ever wider.

Cautio Criminalis contains 52 questions which Spee argued and attempted to answer. The moral impact created by the publication was considerable. Caren Arantes marked it as to-read Oct 19, Iris Vane marked it as to-read May 31, Michal marked it as to-read Sep 01, Trivia About Cautio Criminalis Driven by his priestly charge of enacting Christian charity, or love, Spee sought to expose the flawed arguments and methods used by the witch-hunters.


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Spee’s literary activity was largely confined to the last years of his life, the details of which are relatively obscure. Marli rated it liked it Oct 18, You must also include a United States public domain tag to indicate cautip this work is in the public domain in the United States.

This file has been criminails as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights. Even in the 17th century, a number of new editions and translations appeared. Write a customer review. And, he questions, if the condemned witches truly are guilty, how could the testimony of these servants and allies of Satan be reliable?

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