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Identification Study Sheet Urbain Grandier -Loudun case—France -Middle ages—1600s -Catholic priest, convicted of signing a pact with the devil -Burned at the stake and tortured, but never admitted to witchcraft -Didn’t believe in celibacy Baba Yaga -Recurring character in Russian fairytales -The witch, forest spirit -Flies through air in a mortar, lives in log cabin on chicken legs -Eats children Brothers Grimm -German brothers, published fairytales -1700s -Snow White, Hansel and Gretl, Rapunzel—collection of folktales Cathars -Anti-Catholic Church -Heretic -Believe Devil created universe and still dominates it, but God created souls -Don’t believe in marriage, procreation…reject material world Norman Cohn -Wrote “The Demonization of Medieval Heretics” in 2000 -British historian/writer -Talks about how people were wrongly accused of witchcraft/heresy -Explains Cathars -Argues that there is no evidence of Devil worshippers in medieval Europe Marie Cornu -Witchcraft trial, 1611, during height of prosecutions -Northern France (former Spanish territory) -Convicted of renouncing God and making a pact with the Devil -Participated in rituals, confessed to killing her husband with a powder from the Devil, also admitted to killing other people and children, including her own -Admitted to having a nocturnal assembly in her home and gave names of others involved -Strangled and then burned to death Devil’s Mark -Marks on the body that the Devil leaves when he initiates a witch -Nuns in Loudun—“insensible spots” on body when exorcised
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Dualism -Heretic belief -Thought responsible for plague, religious wars Early modern period -1400-1750 Western Europe -Era between Middles Ages and Industrial Revolution -Catholic Reformation—Luther (95 Theses) and Calvin -Luther sees Devil as constant menace, struggle
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