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JAKOB SPRENGER (fl. 1500)

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Originally appearing in Volume V25, Page 737 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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JAKOB SPRENGER (fl. 1500), the Dominican inquisitor of Cologne, who with Heinrich Kramer (institor) published Malleus maleficarum or Hexenhammer, the standard textbook on witchcraft, especially in Germany. The book gives (r) evidences of witchcraft; (2) rules for discovering it; (3) proceedings for punishment.
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