The History of Witchcraft and Demonology (Hardcover)

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The History of Witchcraft and Demonology is a comprehensive book written by Montague Summers, which delves into the origins and evolution of witchcraft and demonology. The author explores the history of witchcraft and demonology from ancient times to the present day, providing a detailed account of the beliefs, practices, and rituals associated with these subjects.The book begins with an overview of the origins of witchcraft and demonology, tracing their roots back to ancient civilizations such as Egypt and Mesopotamia. The author then moves on to explore the development of these beliefs and practices in Europe during the Middle Ages, focusing on the witch hunts and trials that took place during this time.Summers also examines the role of demonology in Christianity and other religions, discussing the ways in which demons have been portrayed in art, literature, and popular culture. He also provides an in-depth analysis of the various types of witches and demons that have been identified throughout history, including their characteristics, abilities, and powers.Throughout the book, Summers draws on a wide range of sources, including historical documents, religious texts, and folklore, to provide a detailed and engaging account of the history of witchcraft and demonology. The book is a must-read for anyone interested in these fascinating subjects and provides a valuable resource for scholars and researchers in the field.This is a new release of the original 1925 edition.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781258936365
ISBN-10: 1258936364
Publisher: Literary Licensing, LLC
Publication Date: October 27th, 2013
Pages: 358
Language: English