“The purpose of the book, Gow explained, was to instruct witch hunters on how to identify and prosecute supposed servants of the devil. Invectives Against the Sect of Waldensians/Witches. The book, created in , is bound in thick brown velvet, with brass studs called bosses. An illustration from Tinctor’s Invectives against the Sect of Waldensians (or Witches) from a copy in the National Library of France. This is one of.
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U of A scholars believe the books came from the same atelier or workshop. Enter your email address below 2. Sign in to your account. The stigmatization of children as witches in the Niger Delta region, as a phenomenon, suddenly exploded in the … https: Eect learned their version may be the original from which the others — housed in national libraries in Paris and Brussels, and at Oxford University — were copied.
You can read the full story here. But holding it my hands, I shuddered to think about how many people, most of them women, died because of its venomous propaganda. To read the full story of Johannes Tinctor, the witch-craze that led him to write his foul book, and the travels of the manuscript from Flanders to England and finally to Alberta, follow the againdt on the menu above.
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The Witch-Burner’s Mein Kampf: Excerpts of evil
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The manuscript, in remarkably good condition, is illuminated with gold leaf. His name was Johannes Tinctor — though he was also known at Jean Taincture — and he was Dominican monk and member of the Roman Catholic Inquisition, whose writings helped to launch a homicidal witch-hunting crusade throughout late medieval and early modern western Europe.
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We’ve sent you an email with instructions to create a new password. A Book of Horrors The Alberta manuscript, fol. But the witches are so caked in the mud of vile thoughts and are so vilely polluted in all their deeds and are burned, consumed and corrupted by their detestable desires to such a point that there is no abominable filth or deed of the flesh that is not pleasing to them, such that they do not even shrink from having carnal intercourse with the devil transformed.
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Please confirm your details below. Sign in to complete account merge. An illustration from a copy of the Invectives, now held in the Ths Library of France. My thanks to the University of Alberta, Gow and Pageau, and their colleague Rob Desjardins, for providing me with this translation:.
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