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Chickpeas, Menstrual Blood and Witchcraft April 24, 2012

Author: Beach Combing | in : Modern
Chickpeas, Menstrual Blood and Witchcraft

Beach offers today for contemplation this extraordinary early modern text from De morbis ueneficis ac ueneficiis (1595) by Battista Codronchi (obit 1628), a practical guide to dealing with witch’s spells. In this book BC explains a curious personal experience that led him to undertake his study: an illness that struck his baby daughter Francesca. Beach […]