The book includes the results of the research conducted by the author on the Nuremberg Malefactors’ Books, more specifically of crime, punishment and execution as reflected in the official and private records of Nuremberg during the centuries when it was a free Imperial city.
Table of Contents
I. Thieves of All Kinds II. Violence, Robbery and Incendiarism, Murder and Homicide III. Concerning Riot, Perjury and Treachery, Defamation and Blackmail IV. Of Lewdness V. Fraud, Deception, Swindling, and Adulteration of Food VI. Of Card-Sharpers, Coiners, and Forgers of Documents VII. Of Magic, Treasure-seekers, Witches, Exorcists and Blasphemers VIII. The World-At-Large IX. Escapes X. Gallows’ Humour Conclusion Appendix
Theodor Eduard Hampe (28 January 1866 in Bremen , 30 July 1933 in Nuremberg) was a Germanist and art historian .