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Medieval Witch Hunts

The Salem witch trials of the 1690s have an iconic place in American lore. But before the Salem witch hunt, there was the “Great Hunt”: a larger, more prolonged European phenomenon between 1560 and 1630 that led to 80,000 accusations … Continue reading

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Salem – Trials of Hysteria

When anyone mentions witches, outside of Halloween, one place will usually come to the minds of most people – Salem. For some reason; perhaps because of the major publicity it has received over the years – through books, movies, and … Continue reading

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