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discoverie of witchcraft.

Reginald Scot

discoverie of witchcraft.

by Reginald Scot

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Published by Southern Illinois University Press in Carbondale .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Witchcraft -- Early works to 1800,
  • Magic -- Early works to 1800,
  • Demonology -- Early works to 1800

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIntroduced by Hugh Ross Williamson.
    GenreEarly works to 1800.
    Series[Centaur classics]
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF1565 .S4 1965
    The Physical Object
    Pagination400 p.
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5915841M
    LC Control Number64018551
    OCLC/WorldCa223050

    But so rich and full of data on the charges against witches, on witch trials and on the actual practice of the black arts was Scot's Discoverie of Witchcraft that it remained a much-used source throughout the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and is still one of the few primary sources for the study of witchcraft today. the discoverie of witchcraft Download the discoverie of witchcraft or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the discoverie of witchcraft book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.

    Jun 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of The Discoverie of Witchcraft book by Reginald Scot. Remarkable 16th-century classic attempted to disprove existence of witches. Rich full account of charges against witches, witch trials, practice of the black arts. Free shipping over $Cited by: The discoverie of witchcraft, wherein the lewde dealing of witches and witchmongers is notablie detected. by SCOT, Reginald and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at .

    Reginald Scot's collection of magical texts. Scot also reprints J. Wier's (aka Wierus) Pseudomonarchia daemonum (), which corresponds closely to Lemegeton Book 1 (Goetia). For a discussion of Scot and these texts, see E.M. Butler's Ritual Magic (Magic in History Series), chapter 5. Discoverie of Witchcraft by Reginald Scot London, Apr 25,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.


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May 07,  · Reginald Scot's "Discoverie of Witchcraft" is one of the few prose books from Elizabethan England that still enjoys an actual readership in the 21st century.

It remains well worth reading. Scot, a Kentish gentleman of wide reading, was able, in Anglican England, to attack witchcraft root and branch, Cited by: While the title may make it sound like this is a book about witchcraft, it's really more the opposite.

The Discoverie of Witchcraft was actually written in opposition to the popular attitude of its time, which was to blame black magic for almost anything that one wanted/5(20). May 07,  · Reginald Scot's "Discoverie of Witchcraft" is one of the few prose books from Elizabethan England that still enjoys an actual readership in the 21st century.

It remains well worth reading. Scot, a Kentish gentleman of wide reading, was able, in Anglican England, to attack witchcraft root and branch, /5(20). Reginald Scot (or Scott) (c – 9 October ) was an English country gentleman and Member of Parliament, now remembered as the author of The Discoverie of Witchcraft, which was published in /5(8).

Reginald Scot's "Discoverie of Witchcraft" is one of the few prose books from Elizabethan England that still enjoys an actual readership in the 21st century. It remains well worth reading. Scot, a Kentish gentleman of wide reading, was able, in Anglican England, to attack witchcraft root and branch, /5(20).

The Discoverie of Witchcraft is a partially sceptical book published by the English gentleman Reginald Scot inintended as an exposé of medieval witchcraft.

It contains a small section intended to show how the public was fooled by charlatans, which is considered the first published material on magic. The Discoverie of Witchcraft is considered to be the first published book on witchcraft, and is a wonderful record of superstition and belief in witchcraft, spirits, alchemy and magic in the 16th century.

Reginald Scot was born in or around in Kent into a landed English family. Feb 05,  · The discoverie of witchcraft Item Preview remove-circle There is some great information on Reginald Scot, that I hadn't known until this book, and will say it is worth knowing to give a background on the author of such a book.

Enjoy this unique tome. In order to find select Magic books Pages: A confutation of conjuration, especiallie of the raising, binding and dismissing of the divell, of going invisible and other lewd practises.

pag. A comparison betweene popish exorcists and other conjurors, a popish conjuration published by a great doctor of. Internet Archive BookReader The discoverie of witchcraft Internet Archive BookReader The discoverie of witchcraft.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The discoverie of witchcraft. Pages/5. Sep 22,  · After reading his The Discoverie of Witchcraft, I would say that he’s the sort of guy I would love to have a beer with, and it would probably be a damn good beer: Scot’s first book, A Perfect Platforme of a Hoppe-Garden (), led to Kent becoming the hop-producing center of England.

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InReginald Scot – a country gentleman and MP from Kent – published The discoverie of witchcraft, a sceptical treatise recording and debunking popular and scholarly beliefs about witchcraft, magic and other superstitions. Scot argued that belief in magic was both irrational and un-Christian.

May 07,  · Reginald Scot's "Discoverie of Witchcraft" is one of the few prose books from Elizabethan England that still enjoys an actual readership in the 21st century. It remains well worth reading.

Scot, a Kentish gentleman of wide reading, was able, in Anglican England, to attack witchcraft root and branch, /5(22). But so rich and full of data on the charges against witches, on witch trials and on the actual practice of the black arts was Scot's Discoverie of Witchcraft that it remained a much-used source 3/5(1).

The discovery of witchcraft: proving that the compacts and contracts of witches with devils and all infernal spirits or familiars, are but erroneous novelties and imaginary conceptions: wherein likewise the unchristian practices and inhumane dealings of searchers and witch-tryers upon aged, melancholy, and superstitious people, in extorting confessions by terrors and tortures, and in devising.

'The fables of witchcraft have taken so fast hold and deepe root in the heart of man, that few or none can indure with patience the hand and correction of God.' Reginald Scot, whose words these are, published his remarkable book The Discoverie of Witchcraft in Reginald Scot wrote The Discoverie of Witchcraft as a refutation of witchcraft and the inquisition.

He argued that witchcraft and spirits were fictional, and caused by mental disturbances and hoaxes, rather than the supernatural. The Discoverie of Witchcraft Reginald Scot (or Scott) (c. – 9 October ) was an Englishman and Member of Parliament, the author of The Discoverie of Witchcraft, which was published in It was written against the belief in witches, to show that witchcraft did not thebindyagency.com:England.

The Discoverie of Witchcraft was a partially skeptical book published by the English gentleman Reginald Scot inwhich was intended as an exposé of medieval witchcraft. It contains a small section intended to show how the public was fooled by charlatans, which is considered the first published material on magic.Remarkable 16th-century classic attempted to disprove existence of witches.

Rich full account of charges against witches, witch trials, practice of the black arts. Excerpts from Inquisition, interviews with convicted witches, discussions of alchemy, astrology, much more.

Indispensable primary source on witchcraft. Introduction by Montague Summers. 17 illustrations.4/5(2).The Discoverie of Witchcraft was intended as an exposé of medieval witchcraft. It contains a small section intended to show how the public was fooled by charlatans, which is considered the first published material on magic.