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The European witch-craze of the 16th and 17th centuries.

H. R. Trevor-Roper

The European witch-craze of the 16th and 17th centuries.

by H. R. Trevor-Roper

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Published by Penguin .
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3 The European Witch-craze of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries 83; 4 The Religious Origins of the Enlightenment ; 5 Three Foreigners: The Philosophers of the Puritan Revolution ; 6 The Fast Sermons of the Long Parliament ; 7 Oliver Cromwell and His Parliaments ; 8 Scotland and the Puritan Revolution In his longest essay, "The European Witch-craze of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries," Trevor-Roper points out that "In England the most active phase of witch-hunting coincided with times of Puritan pressure—the reign of Queen Elizabeth and the period of the civil wars—and some very fanciful theories have been built on this coincidence.

The European witch hunts have a long timeline, gaining momentum during the 16th century and continuing for more than years. People accused of practicing maleficarum, or harmful magic, were widely persecuted, but the exact number of Europeans executed on charges of witchcraft is not certain and subject to considerable tes have ranged from ab .   The European Witch-Craze of the 16th And 17th Centuries, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(66).

  Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The European witch-craze of the 16th and 17th centuries by H. R. Trevor-Roper, , Penguin edition, in EnglishPages: 17th Century European Witch craze Abstract The 17th century was the height of witch craze in Europe, where many were executed and persecuted for witchcraft. Approximately eighty five percent of those executed for witchcraft were women and this frenzy continued in Europe all the way to the early twentieth century.


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The main feature of the European witch craze was the "Witches' Sab-the judicial system was more humane than in Europe. It appears that during the 14th to 17th centuries England was in many respects outside the dispute which tore Europe apart. Scotland, however, experienced much more religious turmoil, which affected the.

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In the first chapter, Trevor-Roper was discussing various clerical theories of how the Devil managed to beget offspring after having sex with witches at night in the form of an incubus, that /5. Economists Peter Leeson (George Mason University) and Jacob Russ (Bloom Intelligence) have uncovered new evidence to resolve the longstanding puzzle posed by the ‘witch craze’ that ravaged Europe in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and resulted in the trial and execution of tens of thousands for the dubious crime of witchcraft.

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Hugh Redwald Trevor-Roper. Harper & Row, - Witchcraft - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. An introduction by Geoffrey Parker on the European Witch-craze of the 16th and 17th centuries.

Geoffrey Parker | Published in History Today Volume 30 Issue 11 November In the mid-eighteenth century, the French polymath, Voltaire, noted that the previous years had witnessed a panic about witches in Europe that was only just abating. From he was Research Fellow of Merton College.

After the war he returned to Oxford as a Student of Christ Church, and in was appointed Regius Professor of Modern History.

In `The European Witch-Craze of the 16th and 17th Centuries', Professor Trevor-Roper questions why, early modern Europe had regressed since the Dark Ages/5. In `The European Witch-Craze of the 16th and 17th Centuries', Professor Trevor-Roper questions why, early modern Europe had regressed since the Dark Ages.

In this collection of essays Roper is not merely concerned with witch-beliefs, with the elementary village credulities that anthropologists discover in all times and at all places; Roper sees /5(4). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Trevor-Roper, H.R. (Hugh Redwald), European witch-craze of the 16th and 17th centuries.

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Trevor-Roper () by Trevor-Roper, H. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at European Witch Craze Of The 16th And 17th Centuries: Roper Trevor: Books - Description: In this study, Professor Trevor-Roper reveals the social and intellectual background to the witch-craze of the 16th and 17th centuries.

Orthodoxy and heresy had become deeply entrenched notions in religion and ethics as an evangelical church exaggerated the heretical theology and loose morality of its opponents.

An introduction by Geoffrey Parker on the European Witch-craze of the 16th and 17th centuries. Toads: The Biochemistry of the Witches' Cauldron Andrew Allen describes how the toad owes its relationship with witchcraft to the virulent poisons that its warty skin produces.

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R/5(60). Note: Originally published: in 'Religion,the Reformation and social change', London: Macmillan, and in slightly revised form as 'The European witch-craze of the 16th and 17th centuries', Harmondsworth: Penguin, In this study, Professor Trevor-Roper reveals the social and intellectual background to the witch-craze of the 16th and 17th centuries.

Orthodoxy and heresy had become deeply entrenched notions in religion and ethics as an evangelical church exaggerated the heretical theology and loose morality of its opponents. Gradually, non-conformists as well as whole societies began.

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Get this from a library! The European witch-craze of the 16th and 17th centuries. [Hugh Trevor-Roper].Start studying European Witchcraft Craze (16th to midth century). Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.In this study, Professor Trevor-Roper reveals the social and intellectual background to the witch-craze of the 16th and 17th centuries.

Orthodoxy and heresy had become deeply entrenched notions in religion and ethics as an evangelical church exaggerated the heretical theology and loose morality of its opponents.