You're viewing this item in the new Europeana website. View this item in the original Europeana.

Demonios ibéricos. Los rasgos idiosincráticos de la demonología hispana en la decimoquinta centuria

Iberian Demons. The Idiosyncratic Traits of the Hispanic Demonology in the 15th Century

This paper proposes a contextualized understanding of the idiosyncratic nature of the Hispanic demonology, usually characterized as «moderate» because of its skepticism towards the witchcraft phenomenon. Based on the study of the major writings on the devil of the 15th Century (especially, the Fortalitium fidei of Alonso de Espina), I argue that the Iberian demonological discourse’s particularitie…