John Dee's Five Books of Mystery: Original Sourcebook of Enochian Magic

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Weiser Books, Jan 1, 2003 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 479 pages
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Discovered in a hidden compartment of an old chest long after his death, the secret writings of John Dee, one of the leading scientists and occultists of Elizabethan England, record in minute detail his research into the occult. Dee concealed his treatises on the nature of humankind's contact with angelic realms and languages throughout his life, and they were nearly lost forever. In his brief biography of John Dee, Joseph Peterson calls him a "true Renaissance man"? detailing his work in astronomy, mathematics, navigation, the arts, astrology, and the occult sciences. He was even thought to be the model for Shakespeare's Prospero.

All this was preparation for Dee's main achievement: five books, revealed and transcribed between March 1582 and May 1583, bringing to light mysteries and truths that scholars and adepts have been struggling to understand and use ever since. These books detail his system for communicating with the angels, and reveal that the angels were interested in and involved with the exploration and colonization of the New World, and in heralding in a new age or new world order. While Dee's influence was certainly felt in his lifetime, his popularity has grown tremendously since. His system was used and adapted by the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, and subsequently by Aleister Crowley.

This new edition of John Dee's Five Books of Mystery is by far the most accessible and complete published to date. Peterson has translated Latin terms and added copious footnotes, putting the instructions and references into context for the modern reader.

 

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Very helpful in my research on the angels of christian, jewish and otherwise godly religions, and i hope you find its original.

Contents

LIBER n The Mysteries most marvelous of Sigillum DEI
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Twentyninth Action 28 Mar Gargat a wicked spirit intrudes
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Fiftythird Action 9 May Mercy sought for their impatience
53
Eleventh Action 21 Mar Michael and Uriel appear Phanael
125
The Form of the Sigillum DEI METH
148
Thirteenth Action 28 Apr later Michael appears
155
Fourteenth Action 29 Apr Michael and Uriel appear
165
Fifteenth Action 4 May Michael and Uriel appear
174
Thirtyseventh Action 5 Apr Charles Sled and EK rebuked
318
Thirtyninth Action 6 Apr Uriel appears to answer
325
A note of 5 doubts concerning the Holy Book
333
Fortieth Action 10 Apr The Macedonian and Mr Sanfords
344
Fortyfourth Action 20 Apr 1583 II gives advice
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Fortyseventh Action 28 Apr later II appears and gives
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Fiftieth Action 5 May Uriel appears to answer questions
393
Fiftysecond Action 8 May Visions A spirit appears
406

Eighteenth Action 16 Nov later Offices of angels Butmono
196
Twentieth Action 17 Nov later Carmara appears
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Twentysecond Action 20 Nov Carmara Babalel
233
Of the Holy Book
255
Twentyeighth Action 26 Mar later A vision of a great
272
Thirtythird Action 2 Apr Lines 38 revealed
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Thirtyfifth Action 3 Apr later Lines 2126 Further
309
Description of Sigillum Dei Aemeth from
421
Athanasius Kirchers description of Aemeth from
433
Art Pauline
441
Manner of proceding in order to discover
453
Bibliography
459
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Joseph Peterson has translated many esoteric and religious sourceworks. He has amassed a large collection of copies of rare and occult tracts for comparative research from the British Library and other institutions, which he shares at his award-winning websites www.esotericarchives.com and www.avesta.org.

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