HIST 342: The European Witch-Hunts

3 credit hours

This course examines the witch‐hunts in Early Modern Europe. To understand the historical context, the course examines magic, heresy, witch‐hunts and the shifting definitions in the late Middle Ages. Primary sources highlight the words of the accused and the accusers. Additional foci include the popular modern myths associated with the witch-hunts, as well as examination of modern witch-hunts.