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Battling demons : witchcraft, heresy, and reform in the late Middle Ages

Michael D. Bailey.
  • University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2003.
  • xii, 200 pages : illustrations; 25 cm.
  • Introduction: Witchcraft, heresy, and reform in the fifteenth century
  • The life of Johannes Nider
  • Witchcraft in the writings of Johannes Nider
  • The threat of heresy : Hussites, free spirits, and beguines
  • Reform of the orders, reform of the religious spirit
  • The reform of the Christian world : Johannes Nider's Formicarius
  • Witchcraft and reform
  • Conclusion: Witchcraft and the world of the late Middle Ages
  • Appendix I: Chronology of Nider's life and datable works
  • Appendix II: Dating of Nider's major works used in this study
  • Appendix III: Manuscript copies of Nider's treatises.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-195) and index.
  • 0271022256 (alk. paper)
  • 0271022264 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2002010394
  • OCLC: 50143639