History Of Witchcraft

CHAPTER I The Witch Heretic and Anaeciiist 66 Soecier est celuy qui par moyens Diaboliqucs sciemment s efforce de paruenir k quel que chose. u A sorcerer is one who by commerce with the Devil has a full intention of attaining his own ends 5 With these words the profoundly erudite jurisconsult Jean Rodin, one of the acutest and most strictly impartial minds of his age, opens his famous De la Demonomanie des Sorciers,1 and it would be, I imagine, hardly possible to discover a more concise, exact,...

There are many general French studies of Witchcraft of

The greatest value, amongst which we may name such standard works as Antoine-Louis Daugis, Trait sur la magie, le sortil ge, les possessions9 obsessions et mal fices, 1782 Jules Garinet, Histoire de la Magie en France depuis le commencement de la monarchie jusqu nos jours, 1318 Michelet s famous La Sorci re Alfred Maury, La Magie et F Astrologie, 3rd edition, 1868 L Abb Lecanu, Histoire de Satan Jules Baissac, Les grands Jours de la Sorcellerie, 1890 Theodore de Cauzons, La Magie et la...