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The Resource The hammer of witches : a complete translation of the Malleus maleficarum, Christopher S. Mackay

The hammer of witches : a complete translation of the Malleus maleficarum, Christopher S. Mackay

Label
The hammer of witches : a complete translation of the Malleus maleficarum
Title
The hammer of witches
Title remainder
a complete translation of the Malleus maleficarum
Statement of responsibility
Christopher S. Mackay
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Malleus Maleficarum, first published in 1486-7, is the standard medieval text on witchcraft and it remained in print throughout the early modern period. Its descriptions of the evil acts of witches and the ways to exterminate them continue to contribute to our knowledge of early modern law, religion and society. This highly acclaimed translation, based on the translator's extensive research and detailed analysis of the Latin text, is the only complete English version available, and the most reliable. With detailed explanatory notes and a guide to further reading, this volume offers a unique insight into the fifteenth-century mind and its sense of sin, punishment and retribution
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mackay, Christopher S.
Dewey number
133.4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
BF1569
LC item number
.M33 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1430-1505
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Institoris, Heinrich
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Institoris, Heinrich
  • Witchcraft
  • Demonology
  • Criminal procedure (Canon law)
  • BODY, MIND & SPIRIT
  • Criminal procedure (Canon law)
  • Demonology
  • Witchcraft
Label
The hammer of witches : a complete translation of the Malleus maleficarum, Christopher S. Mackay
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Authors -- Purpose of the work -- Composition and publication of the work -- Outline of the work -- Sources -- Disputed questions -- Intellectual context -- Role of women in sorcery -- Historical background -- Overall assessment of the Malleus -- Suggestions for further reading -- Notes on the translation -- Method of making references to the text -- Sources not from canon law -- Citations of canon law -- Outlining of the disputed questions -- Remarks on certain words in the translation -- Difficulties with grammatical gender -- The hammer of witches (Malleus maleficarum)
Control code
560474121
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 657 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786612390937
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)560474121
Label
The hammer of witches : a complete translation of the Malleus maleficarum, Christopher S. Mackay
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Authors -- Purpose of the work -- Composition and publication of the work -- Outline of the work -- Sources -- Disputed questions -- Intellectual context -- Role of women in sorcery -- Historical background -- Overall assessment of the Malleus -- Suggestions for further reading -- Notes on the translation -- Method of making references to the text -- Sources not from canon law -- Citations of canon law -- Outlining of the disputed questions -- Remarks on certain words in the translation -- Difficulties with grammatical gender -- The hammer of witches (Malleus maleficarum)
Control code
560474121
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 657 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786612390937
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)560474121

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