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,
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 This page has been replaced by http://www.brianpavlac.org/witchhunts/werrors.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,
Jul 24, 2016 ... The European witch-hunts represent some of the most famous, largest, and most
humanly devastating examples of the Christian witch-hunt ...
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 ...
1450: The first major witch hunts began in many western European countries.
The Roman Catholic Church created an imaginary evil religion, using
In Salem Village in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, Sarah Goode, Sarah Osborne
, and Tituba, an Indian slave from Barbados, are charged with the illegal ...
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 ...
Jul 4, 2014 ... Far from fading away, thanks to digital interconnectedness and economic
development, witch hunting has become a growing, global problem.
Oct 1, 2013 ... The witch-hunts that swept across Europe from 1450 to 1750 were among the
most controversial and terrifying phenomena in history ...