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

July 15, 2013

Podcast

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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About Michael Rank

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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