“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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Rare Manuscript Unveiled at University of Alberta
waldensiasn Close is a division of Postmedia inc. But this envenomed people, this most cruel brood of vipers, praise and approve all the above-mentioned execrable evils and do them as much as they can, holding in greater esteem those who most horribly defile themselves in these evil and abominable deeds.
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A small corner of what appears to have been an elaborate drawing remains on the tattered text. The stigmatization of children as witches in the Niger Delta region, as a phenomenon, suddenly exploded in the … https: The edition at the University of Alberta is a translation in medieval French, beautifully illuminated with gold leaf. We’ve sent you an email with instructions to create a new password.
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Share Adjust Comment Print. Leave this field empty. 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.
It is certain that this crime is entirely new seft was its like ever heard of, and I dare well say that this sin of witchcraft is worse invecyives more execrable than all the detestable errors of the pagans which one finds to have existed from the beginning.
Please confirm your details below. Please confirm your details below. Send us your e-mail address to receive our handy newsletter and updates. Andrew Gow is a professor of history at the University of Alberta, specializing in the history of medieval heretic sects.
We’ve sent you an email with instructions to create a new password. Sadly, the copy in the University of Alberta library, while of the same vintage, has had its illustrated frontispiece removed some time in the past. With your existing account from: The other copies in Europe, having been housed in proper libraries for hundreds of years, are in much better shape.
This is one of the earliest-known visual depictions of witches on broomsticks.
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