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Strange Revelations Magic Poison And Sacrilege in Louis XIV's France Magic in HistoryS the Affair of the Poisons to uncover the hidden forms of power that men and women of all social classes invoked to achieve their goals While the exercise of state power during the ancien rgime was uintessentially visible ritually displayed through public ceremonies the affair exposes the simultaneous presence of other imagined and real sources of power available to the Sun King's subjects magic poison and the manipulation of sexual passionsHighly entertaining yet deeply researched Strange Revelations will appeal to anyone interested in the history of court society gender magic or crime in early modern Europe.
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Of Nicolas de la Reynie head of the Paris police uncovered a plot to poison Louis XIV La Reynie's subseuent investigation unveiled a loosely knit community of sorceresses magicians and renegade priests who offered for sale an array of services and products ranging from abortions to love magic to poisons known as inheritance powders It was the inheritance powders usually made from powdered toads steeped in arsenic that lent the Affair of the Poisons its name The purchasers of the powders gave the affair its notoriety for the scandal extended into the most exalted ranks of the French courtMollenauer adroitly use.