Martin Delrio : scholarship and demonology in the Counter-Reformation (Book, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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Martin Delrio : scholarship and demonology in the Counter-Reformation

Author: Johannes M Machielsen
Publisher: Oxford : OUP/British Academy, 2015.
Series: British Academy postdoctoral fellowship monograph.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Martin Delrio probably never persecuted or met a witchcraft suspect, yet his name is a byword for credulity and cruelty. Jan Machielsen recovers the lost world of Delrio's scholarship set in the context of the Catholic-Reformation, rather than the straitjacket of demonology.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Martin Antoine Del Rio; Martin Antoine Del Rio; Martin Antoine Del Rio
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Johannes M Machielsen
ISBN: 9780197265802 0197265804
OCLC Number: 1158412536
Description: 450 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Title: British Academy postdoctoral fellowship monograph.
Responsibility: Jan Machielsen.

Abstract:

Martin Delrio probably never persecuted or met a witchcraft suspect, yet his name is a byword for credulity and cruelty. Jan Machielsen recovers the lost world of Delrio's scholarship set in the context of the Catholic-Reformation, rather than the straitjacket of demonology.

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