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Witch-hunt - Wikipedia

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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  ...

The European Witch Hunts - jw.org

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A FEW centuries ago in Europe, the fear of witchcraft led to witch hunts and executions. These occurred largely in France, Germany, northern Italy, Switzerland, ...

Common Errors about Witch Hunts - King's College

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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 This page has been replaced by http://www.brianpavlac.org/witchhunts/werrors.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,

European witch-hunts - RationalWiki

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Jul 24, 2016 ... The European witch-hunts represent some of the most famous, largest, and most humanly devastating examples of the Christian witch-hunt ...

Episode 55: Witch-hunting in Early Modern Europe | 15 Minute History

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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 ...

The burning times: The Christian extermination of Witches and other ...

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1450: The first major witch hunts began in many western European countries. The Roman Catholic Church created an imaginary evil religion, using stereotypes ...

Salem Witch Hunt begins - Mar 01, 1692 - HISTORY.com

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In Salem Village in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, Sarah Goode, Sarah Osborne , and Tituba, an Indian slave from Barbados, are charged with the illegal ...

The Witch Trials in Europe - A World History Encyclopedia

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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 ...

The Persecution of Witches, 21st-Century Style - The New York Times

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Jul 4, 2014 ... Far from fading away, thanks to digital interconnectedness and economic development, witch hunting has become a growing, global problem.

James VI and I: the king who hunted witches | History Extra

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Oct 1, 2013 ... The witch-hunts that swept across Europe from 1450 to 1750 were among the most controversial and terrifying phenomena in history ...

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A History of Witchcraft Persecutions

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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 ...

Urban Dictionary: Witch Hunt

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Witch Hunt. Where a person decides to target another person for reasons which may, or may not, be obvious. It may be a work colleague who decides to ...

Before Salem, the First American Witch Hunt - History in the Headlines

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Oct 31, 2012 ... Thirty years before the infamous Salem witch trials, America's first witch hunt hysteria swept through another colonial New England town.