Feb 29, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Calendar Mount Royal University 
    
2023-2024 Academic Calendar Mount Royal University

HIST 3329 - Witch Trials in Early Modern Societies


Credit(s): 3
Lecture Hour(s): 3
Lecture Hours Schedule Type: Blended, Lecture, Online
Between 1450 and 1700 there were many trials and executions on the charge of diabolical witchcraft. This course focuses on the origins, intellectual foundations, historical development, and eventual decline of the trials. The course also examines the connections between issues of religion, law, gender, the history of science, and social relations in the early modern era.

Recommended Preparation: HIST 1103  or HIST 2229 .
GNED Cluster 2 - Tier 3