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date: 19 December 2018

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This article begins with a discussion of the chronology and scale of witchcraft prosecutions in the Rhine–Moselle region. It then covers legal procedures; witchcraft committees, local action, and patterns of accusation; high-placed victims and the local demonologists; some specific cases and the end of the prosecutions; and magic, witchcraft, and healing in the community.

Keywords: witchcraft, prosecutions, trials, magic, legal procedures, demonologists

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