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Gentilcore, David - Medical Charlatanism in Early Modern Italy, e-bok

Medical Charlatanism in Early Modern Italy

Gentilcore, David


This is an exploration and reconstruction of the role of charlatans, itinerant medical practitioners, in Italy from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment. David Gentilcore examines the goods and services charlatans provided, their marketing strategies... Copying to clipboard limited to

Levin, Carole - Dreaming the English Renaissance, e-bok

Dreaming the English Renaissance

Levin, Carole


Theorists and Practitioners: Dreaming about the Living and the Dead
Carole Levin
4. Religion and Witchcraft
Carole Levin
5. Sexuality, Power, and Dreams of a New Dynasty
Carole Levin
6. Sacred Blood and Monarchy
Carole Levin
7. Afterword

Collins, Derek - Magic in the Ancient Greek World, e-bok

Magic in the Ancient Greek World

Collins, Derek


Explores the widespread use of spells, drugs, curse tablets, and figurines, and the practitioners of magic in the ancient world Uncovers how magic worked. Was it down to mere superstition? Did the subject need to believe in order for it to have an effect? Focuses on

Barry, Jonathan - Palgrave Advances in Witchcraft Historiography, e-bok

Palgrave Advances in Witchcraft Historiography

Barry, Jonathan


Table of contents
1. Introduction
Owen Davies, Jonathan Barry
2. The Contemporary Historical Debate, 1400–1750
Peter Maxwell-Stuart
3. Science, Medicine and Witchcraft
Peter Elmer
4. The Nineteenth Century: Medievalism and Witchcraft
Christa Tuczay
5. The Reality of Witch Cults Reasserted: