Tag: Carlo Ginzburg

Werewolves, Gnosis, Decolonization By finnchuill

1692, Jurgensburg, Livonia, the Baltics (present-day Latvia): Thiess, a man in his 80s, has been brought to trial. The old man, brought in on charges of compacting with the devil, freely confesses to being a werewolf. To the astonishment of the inquisitors, Thiess insists that […]