Jan Wier

This page lists items in the database related to the German-Dutch physician Johann Wier /Weyer (b. 1515/16 in Grave, d. 1588 Tecklenburg), famous for his publications against witch-hunt.

Lit.: Hans de Waardt: Johann Wier - Hofarzt von Herzog Wilhelm und Vorkämpfer für Toleranz, in: Guido von Büren, Ralf-Peter Fuchs, Georg Mölich (eds), Herrschaft, Hof und Humanismus, 2nd ed. Verl. Regionalgeschichte, Bielefeld 2020, 573-590
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Weyer
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