Three Books of Occult Philosophy
Llewellyn Worldwide, 1993 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 938 pages
Now you can learn from the original, most important source for magic in the Western world that has ever been published, when you get Agrippa's Three Books of Occult Philosophy.
This massive volume was originally published in 1531, and occultists have been drawing on it ever since. Now, Llewellyn is proud to produce the first complete reprint of the original English translation in the last 500 years. Donald Tyson edited this work and removed the hundreds of errors that appeared in the original translation. He also fully annotated the work, to make it understandable--and usable--by people today.
Discover what the Renaissance scholar knew about astrology, medicine, history, herbs, geography, animals, angels, devils, Witches, charms, the weather, and a host of other subjects
Gain immediate reference to a vast amount of arcane, but completely annotated, magical material
Find corrected drawings of seals, sigils, and magic squares, and correctly represented geomantic figures
Explore the practical Kabbalah, geomancy, the magic squares, the elements, the humors, and the Soul of the World
Consult the new Biographical dictionary for background on each of the hundreds of writers and historical figures referred to by Agrippa
Consult the new Geographical Dictionary for data on referenced rivers, mountains, nations, cities--many of which now carry different names.
The Three Books of Occult Philosophyis the most complete repository of pagan and Neoplatonic magic ever compiled. This book is packed with material you will not find elsewhere, including copious extracts on magic from obscure or lost works by Pythagoras, Ptolemy, Plato, Aristotle, and many others. Tyson's detailed annotations clarify difficult references and provide origins of quotations, even expanding upon them in many cases, in order to make Agrippa's work more accessible to the modern reader.
The Three Books of Occult Philosophy is the ultimate "how-to" for magical workings. It describes how to work all manner of divinations and natural and ceremonial magic in such clear and useful detail that it is still the guidefor modern techniques. The extensive new supplementary material makes this wisdom practical for use today.
The Three Books of Occult Philosophyis an essential reference tool for all students of the occult. Get your copy today.
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A veritable gold mine of information which no serious occultist can possibly do without having on the shelf. You will find yourself constantly going back to this book to research a great many number ... Read full review
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The single most important book for the Western Esoteric Tradition. Agrippa's book is a complete reference on many aspects of magic and the occult, including astrology, geomancy, evocation, and alchemy ... Read full review
To the Reader by Donald Tyson
On the Occult Philosophy
Three Books of Occult Philosophy
Appendix 1Emerald Tablet
Appendix H1The Elements
Appendix 1VThe Humors
Appendix V1The Sephiroth
Appendix VllPractical Kabbalah