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Middle Ages

In this section we have a lot of interesting info on the history of Western Europe and America in the period from about 500 to 1400–1500 AD

A routine of the Holy Inquisition Part 1

Hard for us to imagine that there was a time when witchcraft brought no income, and suffering and martyrdom. Then the witch hunt was a national sport in many countries of Western Europe, and the sorcerers and hundreds burned at the stake for the glory of the Roman Catholic Church… A typical view of the witch […]

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Bloody tortures of the Middle Age Part 2

German theologian Georg Widman told how one night the devil was watching one salt the pot of boiling water. The devil sticks his nose into the crack in the wall of the house, Salter throws it in boiling water, and then the devil throwing the wizard across the river, and the boiler is over the […]

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Bloody tortures of the Middle Age Part 1

In the treatise of the witch hunter Pierre de Lancre “the picture of the impermanence of evil angels and demons,” published in 1612, describes the atrocities perpetrated by the servants of the devil. Accompany the text very illustration of the Polish engraver Jan Sarnco. A reader faces the coven, where they eat a bread made […]

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