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Trial of Temepl Anneke: Records of a Witchcraft Trial in Brunswick, Germany, 1663

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The accused was Anna Roleffes, known as Tempel Anneke. She was arrested on the charge of witchcraft in June of 1663. She was found guilty and was executed on December 30th that same year. Her trial was long and involved, with many witnesses from several towns and villages.

Consisting of direct translations of the trial testimony, "The Trial of Tempel Anneke "portrays a larg
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Paperback, 176 pages
Published December 1st 2005 by University of Toronto Press
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Holly
Read it for a class. Was very interesting discussing what the information about this trial told us about witchcraft trials in the early modern period. If you like analyzing primary sources directly this is a great book.
Sara J.
Interesting to see what a witch trial comprised of.
Jessica
Really good and it was interesting to discuss this in Senior Seminar with the topic being Crime and Punishment throughout History. Definitely a keeper on my bookshelf.
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Jul 13, 2010 R. rated it 2 of 5 stars
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Some good material covering an entire witchcraft trial, but lacked analysis. Carlo Ginzburg set the bar on historical writing about witchcraft trials quite high.
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