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Witchcraft, Magic and Alchemyby Grillot De Givry
Synopses & Reviews
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.
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
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
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
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
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