What did a witch-hunter in Finland know about demonology?

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The chapter investigates the spread of demonological scholarship into Finland by examining what can be known of a "witch-hunter's reading list": What did the Judge in Åland witchhunt 1666-1670 cite in his records? By examining also when these citations were made, the chapter investigates the practical influence of the Continental European demonological and legal literature in the conducting of the Plan witchctrials.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDemonology and witch-hunting in early modern Europe
EditorsJulian Goodare, Rita Voltmer, Liv Helene Willumsen
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages20
ISBN (Electronic)978-0-00300729-6
ISBN (Print)978-0-367-44045-9, 978-0-367-44052-7
Publication statusPublished - 2020
Publication typeA3 Part of a book or another research book

Publication series

Name Routledge studies in the history of witchcraft, demonology and magic


  • history of knowledge transfer

Publication forum classification

  • Publication forum level 3


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