Witchcraft and the 'Malleus Maleficarum'.
10 questions on the witch trials that began in the late 15th century. (No time limit on this one. (study pics for clues). 10 Questions.
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The 'Malleus Maleficarum' is an encyclopedic work and was used in the late 15th century during witch trials, but how does its title translate into English?
Trial of Witches
Hammer of Witches
Hammer of Retribution
In what year was the 'Malleus Maleficarum' first publishsed?
What was the nationality of the two authors who compiled the 'Malleus Maleficarum'?
The 'Malleus Maleficarum' was able to spread rapidly through Europe due to what?
A papal bull
The first postal service
New trading routes
The printing press
With the publication of the 'Malleus Maleficarum' the torture and execution of witches increased. How were Scottish witches disposed of?
Hanged and burned
Pressed to death without trial
Strangled at the stake then burned
Which pope wrote the papal bull 'Summis Desiderantes affectibus', that was prefaced in the 'Malleus Maleficarum', instigating severe measures against magicians and witches?
The last legal execution for witchcraft took place in which European country in 1782?
Who was the first person to be executed for witchcraft in America?
Traditionally, who is claimed to be the last person to be executed for witchcraft in Europe?
Who was the first person to be tried and executed during the Salem witch trials?
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