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|Author||Francesco Maria Guazzo|
|Genre||witch hunter manuals|
|Publisher||Apud Haeredes August|
Published in English
It was widely regarded among contemporaries as the authoritative manuscript on Witchcraft(source?), and discusses witches’ pacts with the devil, and detailed descriptions of witches’ powers and poisons. It also contains Guazzo's classification of demons, based on a previous work by Michael Psellus.
- Compendium Maleficarum by Francesco Maria Guazzo, translated by E.A. Ashwin, 1929.
- Compendium Maleficarum - Online version of Latin text and scanned pages of Compendium Maleficarum published in 1626.
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