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The Character of Magick
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Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
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Hyoscyamus niger
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Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory

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Biased Judges Condemned Jean Calas - Justice Denied
stances of the case, ... so that the innocent person may be .... case, asking for more information about the murder and ....
Treatise on Tolerance
The murder of Calas, sanctioned by the sword of justice on March , in the city of Toulouse, is one .... parlement; the Calas affair was one such instance.
in the Stanford Law Review - Death Penalty
since 1762, when it was established that Jean Calas was innocent of the ... See generally D. BIEN, THE CALAS AFFAIR: PERSECUTION, TOLERATION, AND ...
the decline of the german mandarins - Cambridge Journals
Dreyfus affair.1 Nevertheless, the concept has a distinguished pedigree that can ... notably, the Calas affair—as well as Victor Hugo's vehement protests against ...
H-France Review Volume 15 (2015) Page 1
His article on “The background of the Calas affair” (1958), reproduced here, and even more his landmark book on the Calas Affair two years later, overturned the.

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Jean Calas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jean Calas (1698 – March 10, 1762) was a merchant living in Toulouse, France, who was the ... French philosopher Voltaire was contacted about the case, and after initial suspicions that Calas was guilty of anti-Catholic fanaticism were ...
The Calas affair | Musée virtuel du Protestantisme
The Calas affair. Home > History > The Calas affair. Jean Calas, a Protestant merchant, was sentenced to death on the Wheel by the Parliament in Toulouse and ...
Jean Calas | French historian |
The panel reversed Calas's conviction on March 9, 1765, and the government paid the family an indemnity. The Calas affair greatly strengthened the movement  ...
The Gruesome Case That Made Voltaire a Crusader for the Innocent
Mar 13, 2015 In eighteenth-century France, the wrongful execution of Jean Calas ... A gruesome legal case turned Voltaire into a crusader for the innocent.
CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The Calas Case - New Advent
Jean Calas was a French Calvinist, born 19 March, 1698, at La Caparede near Castres, in the department of Tarn; executed 10 March, 1762, at Toulouse.

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