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An image of the title page of De la demonomania des sorciers (Paris, 1587).

Witch Trials and the Haunting of Jean Bodin

Posted by: Nathan Dorn

Last Halloween, a post on this blog introduced the subject of witch trials in France from the 15th through the 18th centuries. In this post, I would like to take a look at one of the most important French works on the crime of witchcraft and its prosecution, a book that gave considerable encouragement to …