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discoverie of witchcraft

Reginald Scot

discoverie of witchcraft

by Reginald Scot

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Published by J. Rodker in [London] .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Reginald Scot: with an introduction by the Rev. Montague Summers.
    GenreEarly works to 1800.
    ContributionsSummers, Montague, 1880-1948.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF1565 .S4 1930
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxvii, 282, [1] p.
    Number of Pages282
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6761439M
    LC Control Number31020328
    OCLC/WorldCa599251

    Discoverie of Witchcraft: Reginald Scot published The Discoverie of Witchcraft in Scot believed that the prosecution of those accused of witchcraft was irrational, so his aim was to show that witches did not exist, by exposing how feats of magic were performed. You won't be adding. The Discoverie of Witchcraft () Author Reginald Scot, Rev. Montague Summers (Intro.) Illustrator Various Woodcuts Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Very Good+ In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in Book Edition: First Edition Limited/Hand Numbered.

    The demon Valac appears in the grimoires Book of Incantations, The Discoverie of Witchcraft, The Lesser Key of Solomon, Pseudomonarchia Daemonum, The Book of the Office of Spirits, The Book of Oberon, and Dictionnaire Infernal. From The Lesser Key of Solomon, Crowley/Mathers edition. Valac. The Sixty-second Spirit is Volac, or Valak, or Valu. He is a President Mighty and Great, and appeareth.   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.

    Get this from a library! The discoverie of witchcraft. [Reginald Scot; Montague Summers] -- A partially skeptical book published by the English gentleman Reginald Scot in , intended as an exposé of medieval witchcraft. It contains a small section intended to show how the public was. “The fables of witchcraft have taken so fast hold and deepe root in the heart of man, that few or none can endure with patience the hand and correction of God.” Reginald Scot’s The Discoverie of Witchcraft (published in ) was England’s first major work of demonology, witchcraft, and the occult. The book was unashamedly skeptical.


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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 It was written against the belief in witches, to show that witchcraft did not exist/5.

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. Reginald Scot addresses many phenomena attributed to witches and, using the same Christian ideology that the witch mongers supposedly lived by, points out that they give /5(29).

The discoverie of witchcraft was very widely read in the late 16th and early 17th centuries. It was a central text in witchcraft debates and there were numerous challenges to Scot’s beliefs (not least from King James VI and I in his own book on witchcraft, Daemonologie) as well as a smaller number of defences.

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Excerpts from Inquisition, interviews with convicted witches, discussions of alchemy, astrology, much more. Indispensable primary source on witchcraft. Introduction by Montague Summers.

17 illustrations. See also B chap 7. -JHP This word Iidoni is derived of Iada, which properlie signifieth to knowe: it is sometimes translated, Divinus, which is a divinor or soothsaier, as in Deut. Levit. sometimes Ariolus, which is one that also taketh upon him to foretell things to come, and is found Levit.

19, 2. The discoverie of witchcraft, Originally published by Scot inthe Discoverie claims that witchcraft was mere legerdemain. James I believed that Scot's book contributed to a laxness in rooting our witchcraft and order all copies of the book be burned in Rodker's edition was prepared by Montague Summers.

Discoverie serves as a reference book of the superstitions of his times, and as the source of a number of later grimoires. The spells in Discoverie have a morbid bent, often calling for remains of the dead, and items associated with death. 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. The Discoverie of Witchcraft At the heart of Scot’s book are stories and charges pulled from the writers of the Inquisition about the supposed nature of witches.

Scot believed that the utter absurdity of the facts would be enough to stop belief in witchcraft forever. But he also goes on to give opinions of medical authorities, interviews.

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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 3/5(1).

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Scot believed that the prosecution of those accused of witchcraft was. Discoverie of Witchcraft book Kaufman and Co's authentic reproduction of this classic text, originally published in by Reginald Scot. In addition to the complete original text, this volume also includes an insightful introduction by Montage Summers detailing the historical importance of this groundbreaking und.&n.

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Scot believed that the prosecution of those accused of witchcraft was irrational and un. The summe of everie chapter conteined in the sixteene bookes of this discoverie, with the discourse of divels and spirits annexed thereunto.

The first Booke. The first Chapter. The second Chapter. The third Chapter. The fourth Chapter. The fift Chapter. The sixt Chapter. The seventh Chapter. The eight Chapter. The ninth Chapter.

The second : Reginald Scot. The Discoverie of Witchcraft is a partially sceptical book published by the English gentleman Reginald Scot inintended as an exposé of medieval contains a. The discoverie of witchcraft by Reginald Scot; 14 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Early works toMagic, Demonology, Witchcraft, Accessible book.