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The Hammer of the Witches
One of the most controversial and infamous texts of all time, The Hammer of the Witches put many innocent people to death.
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For the first time ever, an international investigation team attempts to unravel the mysteries of the Malleus Maleficarum, or Hammer of Witches. Written in 1485, this infamous ancient manual changed the way the world saw evil. With detailed instructions on how to find, persecute and punish witches, the Malleus inspired centuries of accusation and bloodshed worldwide. Now, through intense recreations and extensive interviews with scholars, take a journey through madness to gain insight into the authorship, legitimacy and history of the Hammer of Witches.


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