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witchcraft2 - Tim Jones Liba 102 Sec. 17 31 January 2007...

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Tim Jones Liba 102 Sec. 17 31 January 2007 Witch craft and Magic in Europe Chapter 2 In part two of the book Monter focuses on magic and witchcraft in Northern Europe. He starts of talking in general about witchcraft and asking a few questions for the reader to ponder. The second part of the book moves back in time to around 1450 and talks about the trials up until the 1700’s. The book talks of men who due magic on a daily basis and often times to make a living. One man named Malinowski claimed witchcraft was a part of everyday life. Making a living doing witchcraft led to the deaths of over 30,000 people during the 1600’s. In Roman and common law areas a form of witch craft called maleficium arise. Maleficium is using magic to physically harm someone. There has been a long standing tradition of sanctions against it. With the rise in this form of witchcraft came the rise in the penal system, legal torture and capital punishment prevailed. Witches were often burned to death to keep their spirits from staying on this earth. Some believed that the
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2008 for the course LIBA 102 taught by Professor Dontknow during the Spring '07 term at Ole Miss.

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