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From raising the dead and foretelling the future to possession, curses, Kabbalah, alchemy, and more, this historical tour of the occult offers a captivating exploration of sorcery and ceremonial magic. Prepared by a noted French historian, it ventures into virtually all of the classical arts, with 375 high-quality black-and-white illustrations derived from paintings, illuminated manuscripts, sculpture, and architecture, as well as a vast body of literature that includes many rare and beautiful manuscripts from private collections.

Synopsis:

Historical tour of the occult offers a captivating exploration of sorcery and ceremonial magic. Its 375 rareand#160;black-and-white illustrations depict possession and exorcism, curses, Kabbalah, tarot, witches' sabbath, alchemy, more.

About the Author

Aand#160;noted scholar of the occult, Grillot de Givry was a prolific author whose works include Pacts with Demons, Spells, and The Punishment of Sorcerers.

Table of Contents

BOOK I

and#160; SORCERERS

and#160; I. THE WORLD OF SHADOWS AS RIVAL OF THE WORLD OF LIGHT

and#160; II. SACERDOTAL REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DARK WORLD

and#160; III. DIABOLIC MANIFESTATIONS IN THE RELIGIOUS LIFE

and#160; IV. THE SORCERER AS PRIEST OF THE DEMONIACAL CHURCH

and#160; V. THE PREPARATION FOR THE SABBATH

and#160; VI. THE SABBATH

and#160; VII. THE EVOCATION OF DEMONS

and#160; VIII. THE BOOKS OF THE SORCERERS

and#160; IX. PACTS WITH DEM0NS

and#160; X. SOME CONCRETE NOTIONS ABOUT DEMONS FURNISHED BY OLD AUTHORS

and#160; XI. INVOLUNTARY DEMONIACS

and#160; XII. POSSESSION BY DEMONS

and#160; XIII. "NECROMANCY, OR THE EVOCATION OF THE DEAD "

and#160; XIV. SPELLS

and#160; XV. PHILTRES AND DEATH-SPELLS

and#160; XVI. THE PUNISHMENT OF SORCERERS

BOOK II

and#160; MAGICIANS

and#160; I. THE JEWISH AND CHRISTIAN CABBALISTS

and#160; II. ASTROLOGY AND THE MACROCOSM

and#160; III. ASTROLOGY AND THE MICROCOSM

and#160; IV. "METOPOSCOPY, OR THE SCIENCE OF THE FRONTAL LINES "

and#160; V. PHYSIOGNOMY

and#160; VI. CHEIROMANCY

and#160; VII. CARTOMANCY AND THE TAROT

and#160; VIII. THE DIVINATORY ARTS

and#160; WITCHCRAFT MAGIC AND ALCHEMY

and#160; IX. "RHABDOMANCY, OR THE ART OF USING THE DIVINING-ROD "

and#160; X. THE MYSTERY OF SLEEP AND CLAIRVOYANCE

and#160; XI. CURATIVE VIRTUES OF THE INVISIBLE FORCES

and#160; XII. TALISMANS

BOOK III

and#160; ALCHEMISTS

and#160; I. THE SECRET DOCTRINE

and#160; II. THE ALCHEMIC MATERIAL AND THE OPERATIONS OF THE WORK

and#160; III. THE LABORATORY OF THE ALCHEMISTS AND OF THE PUFFERS

INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486224930
Translator:
Locke, J. Courtney
Author:
Grillot De Givry
Author:
De Givry, Grillot
Author:
Givry, Emile Grillot de
Author:
Grillot de Givry, Emile
Author:
De Grillot, Givry
Author:
Locke, J. Courtney
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
Occultism
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Parapsychology - General
Subject:
Witchcraft & Wicca
Subject:
Witchcraft
Subject:
Magic
Subject:
Alchemy
Subject:
Metaphysics-Parapsychology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Occult
Publication Date:
20090631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
9.38 x 6.63 n 1.27 lb

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