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From raising the dead to foretelling the future, 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 rare black-and-white illustrations derived from paintings, illuminated manuscripts, sculpture, and architecture.

Synopsis:

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

Table of Contents

BOOK I

  SORCERERS

  I. THE WORLD OF SHADOWS AS RIVAL OF THE WORLD OF LIGHT

  II. SACERDOTAL REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DARK WORLD

  III. DIABOLIC MANIFESTATIONS IN THE RELIGIOUS LIFE

  IV. THE SORCERER AS PRIEST OF THE DEMONIACAL CHURCH

  V. THE PREPARATION FOR THE SABBATH

  VI. THE SABBATH

  VII. THE EVOCATION OF DEMONS

  VIII. THE BOOKS OF THE SORCERERS

  IX. PACTS WITH DEM0NS

  X. SOME CONCRETE NOTIONS ABOUT DEMONS FURNISHED BY OLD AUTHORS

  XI. INVOLUNTARY DEMONIACS

  XII. POSSESSION BY DEMONS

  XIII. "NECROMANCY, OR THE EVOCATION OF THE DEAD "

  XIV. SPELLS

  XV. PHILTRES AND DEATH-SPELLS

  XVI. THE PUNISHMENT OF SORCERERS

BOOK II

  MAGICIANS

  I. THE JEWISH AND CHRISTIAN CABBALISTS

  II. ASTROLOGY AND THE MACROCOSM

  III. ASTROLOGY AND THE MICROCOSM

  IV. "METOPOSCOPY, OR THE SCIENCE OF THE FRONTAL LINES "

  V. PHYSIOGNOMY

  VI. CHEIROMANCY

  VII. CARTOMANCY AND THE TAROT

  VIII. THE DIVINATORY ARTS

  WITCHCRAFT MAGIC AND ALCHEMY

  IX. "RHABDOMANCY, OR THE ART OF USING THE DIVINING-ROD "

  X. THE MYSTERY OF SLEEP AND CLAIRVOYANCE

  XI. CURATIVE VIRTUES OF THE INVISIBLE FORCES

  XII. TALISMANS

BOOK III

  ALCHEMISTS

  I. THE SECRET DOCTRINE

  II. THE ALCHEMIC MATERIAL AND THE OPERATIONS OF THE WORK

  III. THE LABORATORY OF THE ALCHEMISTS AND OF THE PUFFERS

INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486224930
Translator:
Locke, J. Courtney
Author:
Grillot De Givry
Author:
Givry, Emile Grillot de
Author:
Grillot de Givry, Emile
Author:
De Grillot, Givry
Author:
De Givry, Grillot
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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