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HSTEU 305 AA: European Witch Trials

Meeting Time: 
F 10:30am - 11:20am
Location: 
MGH 287
SLN: 
15074
Instructor:
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Taylor Soja
Catalog Description: 
Witchcraft and magical beliefs in Europe considered as a problem in intellectual, social, and legal history. Medieval background, systematization of witchcraft theory in fifteenth century; comparison of learned and popular beliefs; mechanisms of witch trials and inquisitorial procedure; the Faust legend; growth of skepticism and decline of witchcraft in seventeenth century.
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Last updated: 
January 10, 2018 - 9:27pm
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