HFM 023 | Common Knowledge About Medieval History that is Incorrect, Part 3: With Tim O’Neill

July 15, 2013


Today special guest Tim O’Neill,  medievalist and Quora’s resident historian, explains that the idea that millions of women died in the medieval period (500-1500 A.D.) from witch burnings due to superstition and is incorrect. Witch burnings did happen, but at a time and for reasons that we wouldn’t expect.

If you would like to see Tim’s book review website Armarium Magnum, you can check it out by clicking here. 

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Michael writes history books on dictators, the Middle East, and insane rulers, not necessarily in that order. He lives somewhere between Europe and Asia (literally)

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