Truthful and Frightening Description of the many Sorcerers or Witches: An English Translation

Keywords: Petter Stump, Peter Stump, Peter Stumpf, Peter Stumpp, witches, werewolves, Devil Anonymous, Warhafftige und erschreckliche beschreibung von einem zauberer (Stupe Peter genandt) der sich zu einem wehrwolff hat können machen welcher zu Bedbur vier meilen von Cölln gelegen ist gerichtet worden den 31. October dieses 1589. jahrs was böser thaten er begangen hat. Auch wei… Continue reading Truthful and Frightening Description of the many Sorcerers or Witches: An English Translation

Six Wolves Attacking Three Children at Klagenfurt: A Translation

In the broadsheet by Wolfgang Strauch, large wolves have entered a small fenced village to kill and eat children and their father who attempted to save them. The broadsheet does not suggest that the wolves were werewolves for their size or their boldness for entering the village. It does, however, stipulate that it must have… Continue reading Six Wolves Attacking Three Children at Klagenfurt: A Translation

Cynocephali in the Caribbean: An English Translation

Translation of Lorenz Fries, Uselegung der mercarthen oder carta marina, Strasbourg: Johannes Grieninger, 1525, leaf XVI Unknown Artist, ‘Cannibals on the Caribbean Island’, in Lorenz Fries, Uslegung der Mercarthen oder Carta Marina, Strasbourg: Johannes Grüninger 1525, leaf XVI,Woodcut, handcolouring, 10.5 x 14.4 cm,Rhode Island, Archive of Early American Images, The John Carter Brown Library, Brown University. ©John… Continue reading Cynocephali in the Caribbean: An English Translation

Franz Hogenberg’ Petter Stump Broadsheet: A Translation

An English Translation of the Cologne Broadsheet Keywords: Petter Stump, Peter Stump, Peter Stumpf, Peter Stumpp Franz Hogenberg, Stump Petter, Cologne, 1589,Engraving,Staatliche Museen zu Berlin,Source: Artstor Franz Hogenberg, Stump Petter, Cologne, 1589 Broadsheet English Translation: Near Bedburg in that same country I changed myself into a wolf, Spent my life a while with magic, despised… Continue reading Franz Hogenberg’ Petter Stump Broadsheet: A Translation

The Execution of Werewolf, Peter Stump: A Translation

An English Translation of the Nuremberg Broadsheet Keywords: Petter Stump, Peter Stump, Peter Stumpf, Peter Stumpp, werewolves Anonymous, warhafftige und wunderbarlich Newe zeitung von einen pauren der sich durch Zaüberey des tags siben stund zu ainen wolff verwandelt hat, und wie es darnach gericht ist worden durch den Colnischen Nachrichter, den letzen October Jm 1589… Continue reading The Execution of Werewolf, Peter Stump: A Translation