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Saturday, September 4, 2010
A Contract With The Devil
This is the alleged contract entered into evidence during the 17th century trial of Urbain Grandier on charges that he made a deal with the devil. Grandier was convicted and burned at the stake. Note the backward Latin and the signatures of seven different devils at the bottom.
Wikisource Latin has the original text here. And you can read the account in Celebrated Crimes by Alexandre Dumas over at Project Gutenberg.