The Malleus Maleficarum

The Malleus Maleficarum (published by Heinrich Kramer and James Sprenger in 1487)

“The stars can influence the devils themselves in the causing of certain spells; and therefore they can all the more influence men.”

  • From The Malleus Maleficarum (Part I, Question V) by Heinrich Kramer and James Sprenger, translated by Montague Summers (Dover Publications, 1971). The stars in the background are courtesy of


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