Before Salem: Witchcraft Trials and the Historic Persecution of Witches

By The Paranormal Scholar

Witchcraft trials and the persecution of witches in Medieval and Early Modern Europe was widespread. Before the infamous Salem Witch Trials, historical discourses on the dangers of Satanic witches and the damnable state of womankind had been in circulation for centuries. Witches were regarded as agents of the devil. Witchcraft was believed to curse and even kill innocent Christians. So, what were the origins of the Salem witch trials?



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