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Features the history of the wizard from ancient times. This work shows how extraordinary a character the wizard has proved to be - not merely a conjuring trickster or malicious egotist in league with Satan, but also a deeply religious person intent on using magic the better to understand the mind of God.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 124 x 194 x 20mm | 240.41g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752441272
  • 9780752441276
  • 912,845

About P. G. Maxwell-Stuart

P. G. Maxwell-Stuart is Lecturer in History at the University of St. Andrews. His other books include The Chronicle of the Popes, The Archbishops of Canterbury: A History, Witchcraft: A History, ('Combines scholarly rigour with literary flair' THE INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY) and Witch Hunters ('The lurid tales of orgies and other debauchery told by these individuals still make for shocking reading today' THE DAILY MAIL) and An Abundance of Witches: The Great Scottish Witch-Hunt. He lives in St. Andrews.show more

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