Book of Thoth: (Egyptian Tarot), Issue 5

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Weiser Books, 1974 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 287 pages
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Now a classic in the field, used by students of the Golden Dawn as well as by those who want to understand Crowley's tarot. This is the definitive study of the Egyptian tarot and is used as a key to all Western mystery disciplines. Color plates of eight cards.

  

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Review: The Book of Thoth (The Equinox)

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I don't believe in the spiritual hocus pocus, but this will be handy reference to keep around for adding flavour to occult horror stories. Read full review

Review: The Book of Thoth (The Equinox)

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One of the definitive volumes about the tarot and classic Crowley. He delves into the history of the cards and their relation to Kabbalah (the Hebrew mystic code, not the fad 'sleb' thing of wearing ... Read full review

Contents

THE THEORY OF THE TAROT 348
3
The Double Loop in the Zodiac The Unicursal Hexagram Days of
11
The Tarot and the Holy Qabalah The Naples Arrangement
21
General Remarks General Characteristics of the Four Dignitaries
23
The Hierophant Frontispiece
24
The Tarot and the Universe Theories of the Ancients The Tree
44
to XXL The Juggler The High Priestess The Empress The Emperor
53
THE SMALL CARDS 177218
177
Ace of Swords 146
202
Ace of Disks 174
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TRUMPSThe Emperor The Hierophant The Lovers
226
The Behaviour of the Tarot The Significator First Operation Second
253
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Aleister Crowley (1875-1947), who claimed to be the re-incarnation of Dr. John Dee among others, lived in England from 1875 through 1947. He is the author of several Weiser Books titles, including Book of Thoth, Diary of a Drug Fiend, Magick, Book of Lies, Book of the Law and 777 & Other Qabalistic Writings. He was a poet, mountaineer, secret agent, magus, libertine, and prophet - was dubbed by the tabloids "The Wickedest Man in the World."

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