Unformatted text preview: The Papal Bull of 1484 and the Witch Hammer were the first documents, of their time, about witches. This is the first that people have really heard of witches. Most of the stuff in these documents weren’t very appealing, so people got a bad perception of them. The Papal Bull describes that the Inquisition has complete power to get rid of any “witches.” The Witch Hammer explains how to torture witched until they confessed of being a witch. Even if you just had a disability they would consider you a witch. So no one was safe. These were the first things published and were regarded just as highly. They took no mercy on the people that were persecuted....
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2008 for the course HIST 111 taught by Professor Connell during the Spring '07 term at Christopher Newport University.
- Spring '07