A witch-hunt is a search for people labelled "witches" or evidence of witchcraft,
often involving moral panic or mass hysteria. The classical period of witchhunts in
A FEW centuries ago in Europe, the fear of witchcraft led to witch hunts and
executions. These occurred largely in France, Germany, northern Italy,
Scotland's witch-hunting had its origins in the marriage of King James to Princess
Anne of Denmark. Anne's voyage to Scotland for the wedding met with a bad ...
The European witch-hunts represent some of the most famous, largest, and most
humanly devastating examples of the Christian witch-hunt phenomena.
Oct 1, 2013 ... The witch-hunts that swept across Europe from 1450 to 1750 were among the
most controversial and terrifying phenomena in history ...
Oct 31, 2012 ... Find out about the accusations and trials that rattled Hartford, Connecticut, in
Oct 1, 2014 ... Stories of witches and witch-hunting in early modern Europe have captivated us
for centuries. During the early modern period of European ...
Oct 31, 2001 ... This page has been replaced by http://www.brianpavlac.org/witchhunts/werrors.
html. Ten Common Errors and Myths about the Witch Hunts,
1450: The first major witch hunts began in many western European countries.
The Roman Catholic Church created an imaginary evil religion, using
Furthermore the frequency of witch trials varied over time. In Western Europe the
first witch hunts (in which large numbers of people were tried and convicted of ...