Forbidden rites : a necromancer's manual of the fifteenth century / Richard Kieckhefer

Author(s): Kieckhefer, Richard
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Subjects: Manuscript. Clm 849
Magic--History
Demonology--History
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek Manuscript. Clm 849
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek. Manuscript. Clm 849
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English, Latin
Audience: Unspecified
Published: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, 1998
Series: Magic in history
LC Classification: B, BF
Physical Description: 384 p. : facsims. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Tables
Acknowledgements
1. Introduction: Magical Books and Magical Rites 1
2. The Munich Handbook of Necromancy: Clm 849 22
3. Banquets, Horses and Castles: Illusionist Experiments 42
4. Love, Favour and Madness: Psychological Experiments 69
5. Learning Hidden and Future Things: Divinatory Experiments 96
6. Formulas for Commanding Spirits: Conjurations and Exorcisms 126
7. Demons and Daimons: The Spirits Conjured 154
8. The Magic of Circles and Spheres 170
9. Conclusion 186
Edition of the Necromancer's Handbook in Clm 849, Fols 3r-108v 190
Plates 349
Selective Bibliography 378
Index 381
Notes: LCCN: 97026745
ISBN: 0271017503 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0271017511 (pbk. : alk. paper)
"First published in 1997 in the United Kingdom by Sutton Publishing Limited"--T.p. verso
Includes bibliographical references (p. [378]-379) and index
Text is in English and Latin
OCLC Number: 37341265
ISBN/ISSN: 0271017503
0271017511