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Here is an encyclopedic tract of incalculable worth to the historians and student of the occult and anyone intrigued by necromantic lore, sabbats, sorceries, and trafficking with demons. Book ratings by Goodreads. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Montague Summers, the Compendium Maleficarum includes profoundly serious discussions of witches’ pacts with the devil, finely detailed descriptions of witches’ powers, poisons, and crimes; sleep-inducing spells and methods for removing them, apparitions of demons and specters, diseases caused by demons, and other topics. Description This extraordinary document, considered one of the most important manuals ever compiled on witchcraft, offers striking insight into the early seventeenth-century mind and society’s attempts to cope with the evils it saw manifested in sorcery.


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A collection of writings by the Ambrosian monk Francesco Maria Guazzo, the Compendium comprehensively and penetratingly describes the entire practice and profession of witchcraft. The book was not translated into English untilwhen this was accomplished under the direction of the witchcraft scholar Montague Summers.

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