Witch Hunter versus Montaigne

Primary Source Project for Chapter Nine

Citations

"'Report on the Witch Hunts' by the Chancellor of the Prince-Bishop of Würzburg (26 August 1789)." In Brian A. Pavlac. A Concise History of Western Civilization: Supremacies and Diversities, 220-221. Second Edition. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2015. Originally in "VII. The Witch-Persecution at Würzburg." In Translations and Reprints from the Original Sources of European History, vol. 3, The Witch Persecutions, edited by George L. Burr, pp. 28–29. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1912.
Online link here.

"'On Cripples' by Michel de Montaigne (ca. 1580)." In Brian A. Pavlac. A Concise History of Western Civilization: Supremacies and Diversities, 100-103. Second Edition. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2015. Originally in Montaigne, Michel de. ‘‘IX. On Cripples.’’ In Essays of Montaigne, vol. 3, translated by Charles Cotton, edited by William Carew Hazilitt, pp. 322–37. London:Reeves & Turner, 1877.

 

Further Links and materials for study

Prof. Pavlac's Witch Hunts Site

Hunter, Dawn. Würzburg Witch Trial: The Magic and Misogyny of the Malleus Maleficarum. Dirge Magazine <http://www.dirgemag.com/malleus-maleficarum> 28 March 2015.

Last Updated: 8 January 2017