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An Unusual Inquisition
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Christopher S. Mackay
Categories: Criminal procedure (Canon law)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020 - Publisher:

"Heinricus Institoris is the major author of the Malleus Maleficarum, the best known early-modern textbook on witchcraft. This work was heavily influenced by Institoris's activities as inquisitor in Ravensburg in 1484 and Innsbruck in 1485. This volume contains the only complete translations of a large number of documents pertaining to
An Unusual Trial Under the Inquisition at Fribourg, Switzerland, in 1399
Language: en
Pages: 18
Authors: Gertrude Barnes Fiertz
Categories: Criminal procedure (Canon law)
Type: BOOK - Published: 1943 - Publisher:

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The Roman Inquisition on the Stage of Italy, C. 1590-1640
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Thomas F. Mayer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-26 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

Drawing on the Roman Inquisition's own records, diplomatic correspondence, local documents, newsletters, and other sources, Thomas F. Mayer provides an intricately detailed account of the ways the Inquisition operated to serve the papacy's long-standing political aims in Naples, Venice, and Florence between 1590 and 1640.
Inquisition and Medieval Society
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: James B. Given
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-06 - Publisher: Cornell University Press

James B. Given analyzes the inquisition in one French region in order to develop a sociology of medieval politics. Established in the early thirteenth century to combat widespread popular heresy, inquisitorial tribunals identified, prosecuted, and punished heretics and their supporters. The inquisition in Languedoc was the best documented of these
Pious Postmortems
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Bradford A. Bouley
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-16 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

In Pious Postmortems, Bradford A. Bouley considers the examinations performed on reputedly holy corpses in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries at the request of the Catholic Church. Bouley concludes that neither religious nor scientific truths were self-evident but rather negotiated through a complex array of local and broader interests.