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Witchcraft and Inquisition in Early Modern Venice

Label
Witchcraft and Inquisition in Early Modern Venice
Title
Witchcraft and Inquisition in Early Modern Venice
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Records of the sixteenth- and seventeenth-century witchcraft trials in Venice uncover individuals' conception of the supernatural in early modern Europe
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Seitz, Jonathan
Dewey number
133.43094531
Index
index present
LC call number
KKH172.W58 S45 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2014 M-436
  • WZ 309
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Trials (Witchcraft)
  • Inquisition
  • Trials (Witchcraft)
  • Inquisition
  • Witchcraft
  • Religion and Science
  • Religion and Medicine
  • Physician's Role
  • History, 16th Century
  • History, 17th Century
  • Italy
  • HISTORY
  • BODY, MIND & SPIRIT
  • BODY, MIND & SPIRIT
  • Inquisition
  • Trials (Witchcraft)
  • Italy
  • Hexenglaube
  • Hexenverfolgung
  • Inquisition
  • Häxprocesser
  • Inkvisitionen
Label
Witchcraft and Inquisition in Early Modern Venice
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-281) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; Reform and Questions of Nature and Supernature; Witchcraft and Magic, Natural and Supernatural; Understanding Nature in Vernacular Culture; The Knowledge of the Practitioner; A "Disenchantment" of the Early Modern World?; A Proliferation of Views; 1 Witchcraft and Inquisition in the Most Serene Republic; The Structure of the Inquisition in Venice; Witchcraft and Witch "Crazes"; Inquisition Trials and Their Documents; Denunciations; Witness Testimony and the Constitutus; The Defensive Phase; Trial Outcomes
  • Unearthing the True in the False2 Blackened Fingernails and Bones in the Bedclothes; Evidence in Maleficio Denunciations; Signs of the Supernatural; 3 Appeals to Experts; Healers as Experts; Choosing Healers; Religious Pressures; Learned Philosophy and Vernacular Approaches; 4 "Spiritual Remedies" for Possession and Witchcraft; Exorcism in Early Modern Europe; Consultations of Healing Clerics; The Social Geography of Exorcist Consultations; Exorcist Qualifications and Training; Diagnostic Practices of Venetian Clerics; Treating Supernatural Illness: Segnar, Benedir, and Scongiurar
  • Material Elements in Spiritual RemediesThe Diminishment of the Demonic; 5 The Exorcist's Library; Diagnosing Supernatural Illness; Distinguishing Possession from Witchcraft; Manuals and Material Cures; Exorcist Theory and Practice; 6 "Not My Profession": Physicians' Naturalism; Training and Regulation of Venetian Physicians; Treatment by Physicians in Early Modern Venice; Physicians in Maleficio Trials; 7 Physicians as Believers; Physicians and the Miraculous; Physicians as "Ordinary" Witnesses; Sources of Medical Naturalism; The Limits of Naturalism; Professional Dimensions
  • Clarity and Ambiguity8 The Inquisitor's Library; Sources of Inquisitorial Policy and Procedure; The Watchful Eye of Rome; An Instruction on Witchcraft; Advice and the Venetians; Conclusion; 9 "Nothing Proven":; Medical Expertise; Exorcists; Wise Women; Physicians; Reputations and Witchcraft Materials; Trial Outcomes: The Dog that Did Not Bark; Theory versus Practice; Inquisitorial and Vernacular Views of the Supernatural; Conclusion; Changes in Conceptions of Nature and the Supernatural; Cultural Continuities; Theory and Practice in the Pursuit of Maleficio; The Idea of Disenchantment
  • Looking ForwardAppendix I; Appendix II; Bibliography; Index
Control code
769341834
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (300 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139123778
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)769341834
Label
Witchcraft and Inquisition in Early Modern Venice
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-281) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; Reform and Questions of Nature and Supernature; Witchcraft and Magic, Natural and Supernatural; Understanding Nature in Vernacular Culture; The Knowledge of the Practitioner; A "Disenchantment" of the Early Modern World?; A Proliferation of Views; 1 Witchcraft and Inquisition in the Most Serene Republic; The Structure of the Inquisition in Venice; Witchcraft and Witch "Crazes"; Inquisition Trials and Their Documents; Denunciations; Witness Testimony and the Constitutus; The Defensive Phase; Trial Outcomes
  • Unearthing the True in the False2 Blackened Fingernails and Bones in the Bedclothes; Evidence in Maleficio Denunciations; Signs of the Supernatural; 3 Appeals to Experts; Healers as Experts; Choosing Healers; Religious Pressures; Learned Philosophy and Vernacular Approaches; 4 "Spiritual Remedies" for Possession and Witchcraft; Exorcism in Early Modern Europe; Consultations of Healing Clerics; The Social Geography of Exorcist Consultations; Exorcist Qualifications and Training; Diagnostic Practices of Venetian Clerics; Treating Supernatural Illness: Segnar, Benedir, and Scongiurar
  • Material Elements in Spiritual RemediesThe Diminishment of the Demonic; 5 The Exorcist's Library; Diagnosing Supernatural Illness; Distinguishing Possession from Witchcraft; Manuals and Material Cures; Exorcist Theory and Practice; 6 "Not My Profession": Physicians' Naturalism; Training and Regulation of Venetian Physicians; Treatment by Physicians in Early Modern Venice; Physicians in Maleficio Trials; 7 Physicians as Believers; Physicians and the Miraculous; Physicians as "Ordinary" Witnesses; Sources of Medical Naturalism; The Limits of Naturalism; Professional Dimensions
  • Clarity and Ambiguity8 The Inquisitor's Library; Sources of Inquisitorial Policy and Procedure; The Watchful Eye of Rome; An Instruction on Witchcraft; Advice and the Venetians; Conclusion; 9 "Nothing Proven":; Medical Expertise; Exorcists; Wise Women; Physicians; Reputations and Witchcraft Materials; Trial Outcomes: The Dog that Did Not Bark; Theory versus Practice; Inquisitorial and Vernacular Views of the Supernatural; Conclusion; Changes in Conceptions of Nature and the Supernatural; Cultural Continuities; Theory and Practice in the Pursuit of Maleficio; The Idea of Disenchantment
  • Looking ForwardAppendix I; Appendix II; Bibliography; Index
Control code
769341834
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (300 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139123778
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)769341834

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