Common Knowledge About The Middle Ages That Is Incorrect, Part 3: Witch Burnings

Common Knowledge About The Middle Ages That Is Incorrect, Part 3: Witch Burnings

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At the height of the witch burning craze, thousands people, largely women, were falsely accused of witchcraft. Many of them were burned, hanged, and executed, typically under religious pretense. But this phenomena largely didn’t happen in the Middle Ages, and if so it only occurred at the very end of this period.

Witch burnings did not begin en masse until the Renaissance period and did not peak until the Enlightenment period in the eighteenth century. Although executions by being burn at ... Más informaciones

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