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˙WPC4 THREE BOOKS OF OCCULT PHILOSOPHY BY HENRY CORNELIUS AGRIPPA An INDEX of all the CHAPTERS which are contained in this WORK. İİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİ BOOK I. İİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİ CHAP. I. HOW Magicians Collect vertues from the threeİfold World, isdeclared in these three Books. page 1 Chap.2. What Magick is, what are the Parts thereof, and how theProfessors thereof must be qualified. page 2 Chap. 3. Of the four Elements, their qualities, and mutualmixtions. page 6 Chap. 4. Of a threeİfold consideration of the Elements. page 7 Chap. 5. Of the wonderfull Natures of Fire, and Earth. page 9 Chap. 6. Of the wonderfull Natures of Water, Aire, and Winds. page 11 Chap. 7. Of the kinds of compounds, what relation they stand in tothe Elements themselves and the soul, senses, and dispositions ofmen. page 18 Chap. 8. How the Elements are in the Heavens, in Stars, in Divels,in Angels, and lastly in God himself. page 20 Chap. 9. Of the vertues of things Naturall, depending immediatlyupon Elements. page 22 Chap. 10. Of the occult Vertues of things. page 24 Chap. 11. How Occult Vertues are infused into the severall kinds ofthings by Ideas, through the help of the Soul of the World, andrayes of the Stars: and what things abound most with this Vertue. page 26 Chap. 12. How it is that particular Vertues are infused intoparticular Individuals, even of the same Species. page 27 Chap. 13. Whence the Occult Vertues of things proceed. page 29Ô Chap. 14. Of the Spirit of the World, what it is, and how by way ofmedium it unites occult Vertues to their subjects. page 32 Chap. 15. How we must find out, and examine the Vertues of thins byway of similitude. page 34 Chap. 16. How the operations of severall vVertues pass from onething into another, and are communicated one to the other. page 36 Chap. 17. How by enmity and friendship the vertues of things are tobe tryed, and found out. page 37 Chap. 18. Of the Inclinations of Enmities.ÁÈÈ7 Chap. 19. How the Vertues of things are to be tryed and found out,which are in them specifically, or any one individuall by way ofspeciall gift. page 43 Chap. 20. That naturall Vertues are in some things throughout theirwhole substance, and in other things in certain parts, and members. page 44 Chap. 21. Of the vertues of things which are in them only in theirlife time, and such as remain in them even after their death. page 45 Chap. 22. How inferior things are subjected to superior bodies, andhow the bodies, the actions, and dispositions of men are ascribedto Stars, and Signs. page 48 Chap. 23. How we shall know what Stars naturall things are under,and what things are under the Sun, which are called Solary. page 50 Chap. 24. What things are Lunary, or under the power of the Moon. page 54 Chap. 25. What things are Saturnine, or under the power of Saturn. page 55 Chap. 26. What things are under the power of Jupiter, and arecalled Jovial. page 57 Chap. 27. What things are under the power of Mars, and are calledMartial. page 58 Chap. 28. What things are under the power of Venus, and are calledVenereall. page 59 Chap. 29. What things are under the power of Mercury, and arecalled Mercuriall. page 60Ô Chap. 30. That the whole sublunary World, and those things whichare in it, are distributed to Planets. page 61 Chap. 31. How Provinces, and Kingdoms are distributed to Planets. page 62 Chap. 32. What things are under the Signs, the fixed Stars, andtheir Images. page 63 Chap. 33. Of the Seals, and Characters of Naturall things. page 65 Chap. 34. How by Naturall things, and their vertues we may drawforth and attract the influences, and vertues of Celestiall bodies. page 66 Chap. 35. Of the Mixtions of naturall things one with another, andtheir benefit. page 70 Chap. 36. Of the Union of mixt things, and the introduction of amore noble form, and the senses of life. page 72 Chap. 37. How by some certain naturall, and artificiall preparaİtions we may attract certain Celestiall, and vitall gifts. page 73 Chap. 38. How we may draw not only Celestial, and vital, but alsocertain Intellectual, and divine gifts from above. page 75 Chap. 39. That we may by some certain matters of the world stir upthe Gods of the world, and their ministring spirits. page 77 Chap. 40. Of bindings, what sort they are of, and in what wayesthey are wont to be done. page 78 Chap. 41. Of Sorceries, and their power. page 79 Chap. 42. Of the wonderfull vertues of some kinds of Sorceries. page 81 Chap. 43. Of perfumes, or Suffumigations, their manner, and power. page 85 Chap. 44. The composition of some fumes appropriated to thePlanets. page 88 Chap. 45. Of Collyries, Unctions, Love Medicines, and theirvertues. page 90 Chap. 46. Of naturall alligations, and suspensions. page 92 Chap. 47. Of Rings, and their compositions. page 94Ô Chap. 48. Of the vertue of places, and what places are sutable toevery Star. page 95 Chap. 49. Of Light, Colours, Candles, and Lamps, and to what Stars,Houses, and Elements severall colours are ascribed. page 97 Chap. 50. Of Fascination, and the Art thereof. page 101 Chap. 51. Of certain observations producing wonderfull Vertues. page 102 Chap. 52. Of the Countenance, and Gesture, the Habit, and Figure ofthe Body, and what Stars any of these do answer; whence Physiognomyand Metoposcopy, and Chiromancy, Arts of divination, have theirgrounds. page 105 Chap. 53. Of Divination, and its kinds. page 108 Chap. 54. Of divers certain Animals, and other things which have asignification in Augurias. page 110 Chap. 55. How Auspicias are verified by the light of Maturallinstinct, and of some rules of finding of it out. page 117 Chap. 56. Of the Soothsayings of Flashes, and Lightnings, and howmonstrous and prodigious things are to be interpreted. page 123 Chap. 57. Of Geomancy, Hydromancy, Aeromancy. Pyromancy, fourDivinations of Elements. page 125 Chap. 58. Of the reviving of the dead, and of sleeping, and wanting victuals many years together. page 127 Chap. 59. Of divination by dreams. page 131 Chap. 60. Of Madness, and Divinations which are made when men areawake, and of the power of a Melancholy humor, by which Spirits aresometimes induced into mens bodies. page 132 Chap. 61. Of the forming of Man of the external Senses, and alsothe Inwar, and the mind: of the threefold appetite of the Soul, andpassions of the Will. page 136 Chap. 62. Of the Passions of the Mind, their Original, difference,and kinds. page 139 Chap. 63. How the passions of the mind change the proper body, bychanging the Accidents, and moving the spirit. page 141 Chap. 64. How the passions of the mind change the body by way ofimitation from some resemblance; Also of the transforming, andtranslating of men, and what force the imaginative power hath notÔ Chap. 65. How the Passions of the Mind can work out of themselvesupon anothers Body. page 145 Chap. 66. That the Passions of the mind are helped by a Celestiallseason, and how necessary the Constancy of the mind is in everywork. page 147 Chap. 67. How mans mind may be joyned with the mind andIntelligences of the Celestials, and together with them impresscertain Wonderfull vertues upon inferiour things. page 149 Chap. 68. How our mind can change, and bind inferiour things tothat which it desires. page 150 Chap. 69. Of Speech, and the vertue of Words. page 151 Chap. 70. Of the vertue of proper names. page 153 Chap. 71. Of many words joyned together, as in sentences, andverses; and of the vertues, and astrictions of charms. page 155 Chap. 72. Of the wonderfull power of inchantments. page 157 Chap. 73. Of the vertue of writing, and of making imprecations, andinscriptions. page 159 Chap. 74. Of the proportion, correspondency, reduction of Lettersto the Celestiall Signs, and Planets, according to various tongues,with a Table shewing this. page 160 Ô İİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİ BOOK II. İİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİ CHAP. I. OF the necessity of Mathematicall learning, and of the manywonderfull works which are done by Mathematicall Arts only. page 167 Chap. 2. Of Numbers, and of their power, and vertue. page 170 Chap. 3. How great vertues Numbers have, as well in Naturall thingsas in Supernaturall. page 172 Chap. 4. Of Unity, and the Scale thereof. page 174 Chap. 5. Of the Number of Two, and the Scale thereof. page 177 Chap. 6. Of the Number of three, and the Scale thereof. page 179 Chap. 7. Of the Number of four, and the Scale thereof.page 183 Chap. 8. Of the Number Five, and the Scale thereof. page 188 Chap. 9. Of the Number six, and the Scale thereof. page 191 Chap. 10. Of the Number Seaven, and the Scale thereof. page 193 Chap. 11. Of the Number of Eight, and the Scale thereof. page 206 Chap. 12. Of the Number of Nine, and the Scale thereof. page 208 Chap. 13. Of the Number Ten, and the Scale thereof. page 210 Chap. 14. Of the Number eleven, and the number twelve; with adouble scale of the Number twelve Cabalisticall, and Orphicall. page 216 Chap. 15. Of the Numbers which are above twelve, and of theirpowers, and vertues. page 222 Chap. 16. Of the notes of numbers, placed in certain gesturings. page 226 Chap. 17. Of the various notes ;of numbers observed amongst theRomans. page 228Ô Chap. 19. Of the notes of the Hebrews, and Caldeans, and certainother notes of Magicians. page 232 Chap. 20. What numbers are attributed to letters; and of divineingby the same. page 233 Chap. 21. What numbers are consecrated to the Gods, and which areascribed, and to what Elements. page 237 Chap. 22. Of the tables of the Planets, their vertues, forms, andwhat Divine names Intelligences, and Spirits are set over them. page 239 Chap. 23. Of Geometrical figures and Bodies, by what vertue theyare powerful in Magick, and which are agreeable to each Element,and the Heaven. page 253 Chap. 24. Of Musicall Harmony, of the force and power thereof. page 255 Chap. 25. Of sound and Harmony,and whence their wonderfulness inoperation. page 257 Chap. 26. Concerning the agreement of them with the Celestialbodies, and what harmony and sound is correspondent to every Star. page 259 Chap. 27. Of the proportion, measure, and Harmony of mans body. page 263 Chap. 28. Of the Composition and Harmony of the humane Soul. page 277 Chap. 29. Of the Observation of Celestials, necessary in everyMagical Work. page 278 Chap. 30. When Planets are of most powerfull influence. page 280 Chap. 31. Of the Observation of the fixt Stars, and of theirNatures. page 281 Chap. 32. Of the Sun, and Moon, and their Magicall considerations. page 283 Chap. 33. Of the twenty eight Mansions of the Moon, and theirvertues page 285 Chap. 34. Of the true motion of the heavenly bodies to be observedin the eighth sphere and of the ground of Planetary hours. page 289ÔChap. 35. How some artificiall things, as Images, Seals, and suchlike, may obtain some vertue from the Celestial bodies. page 290 Chap. 36. Of the Images of the Zodiack, what vertues they beingengraven receive from the Stars. page 292 Chap. 37. Of the Images of the Faces, and of those Images, whichare without the Zodiack. page 293 Chap. 38. Of the Images of Saturn. page 298 Chap. 39. Of the Images of Jupiter. page 299 Chap. 40. Of the Images of Mars. page 300 Chap. 41. Of the Images of the Sun. page ibid. Chap. 42. Of the Images of Venus. page 301 Chap. 43. Of the Images of Mercury. page 302 Chap. 44. Of the Images of the Moon. page ibid. Chap. 45. Of the Images of the head and Tayl of the Dragon of theMoon. page 303 Chap. 46. Of the images of the Mansions of the Moon. page 304 Chap. 47. Of the Images of the fixed Behenian Stars. page 307 Chap. 48. Ofd the Geomanticall Figures, which are the middlebetwixt Images and Characters. page 309 Chap. 49. Of Images, the figure whereof is not after the likenessof any Celestial figure, but after the likeness of that which themind of the worker desires. page 311 Chap. 50. Of certain Celestial observations, and the practise ofsome Images. page 312 Chap. 51. Of Characters which are made after the rule and imitationof Celestials, and how with the table thereof they are deduced outof Geomantical figures. page 316 Chap. 52. Of Characters which are drawn from things themselves bya certain likeness. page 320 Chap. 53. That no Divination without Astrology is perfect. page 323 Chap. 54. Of Lottery, when, and whence the vertue of Divining isincident to it. page 325ÔChap. 55. Of the soul of the World, and of the Celesstials,according to the traditions of the Poets, and Philosophers. page 327 Chap. 56. The same is confirmed by reason. page 329 Chap. 57. That the soul of the world, and the Celestial souls arerationall, and partake of divine ulnderstanding. page 330 Chap. 58. Of the names of the Celestial, and their rule over thisinferiour world, viz. Man. page 331 Chap. 59. Of the seven governers of the world, the Planets, and oftheir various names serving to Magicall speeches. page 334 Chap. 60. That humane imprecations do naturally impress theirpowers upon externall things, And how mans mind through each degreeof dependencies ascends into the intelligible world, and becomeslike to the more sublime spirits, and Intelligences. page 337 Ôİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİ BOOK III. İİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİİ CHAP. I. OF The necessity, power, and profit of Religion. page 345 Chap. 2. Of concealing of those thing which are secret in Religion. page 346 Chap. 3. What dignification is required, that one may be a trueMagician and a worker of miracles. page 350 Chap. 4. Of the two helps of Ceremoniall Magick, Religion andSuperstition. page 352 Chap. 5. Of the three Guides of Religion, which bring us to thepath of Truth. page 355 Chap. 6. How by these guides the soul of man ascendeth up into theDivine nature, and is made a worker of Miracles. page 357 Chap. 7. That the knowledge of the true God is necessary for aMagician, and what the old Magicians and Philosophers have thoughtconcerning God. page 358 Chap. 8. What the Ancient Philosophers have thought concerning theDivine Trinity. page 361 Chap. 9. What the true and most Orthodox faith is concerning Godand the most holy Trinity. page 365 Chap. 10. Of divine emanations, whith the Hebrews call Numerations,others attributes; the Gentiles gods and Dieties; and of the tenSephiroths and ten most sacred names of God which rule them, andthe interpretation of them. page 366 Chap. 11. Of the Divine names, and their power and vertue. page 370 Chap. 12. Of the influence ;of the divine names through all themiddle causes into these inferiour things. page 379 Chap. 13. Of the numbers of God, and of their influence on ourmembers. page 382 Chap. 14. Of the Gods of the Gentiles, and souls of the Celestialbodies, and what places were consecrated in times past, and to whatDieties. page 384 Chap. 15. What our Theologians think concerning the Celestiallsouls. page 389ÔChap. 16. Of Intelligences and spirits, and of the threefold kindof them, and of their diverse names, and of Infernal andsubterraneal spirits. page 390 Chap. 17. Of those according to the opinion of the Theologians. page 395 Chap. 18. Of the orders of evil spirits, and of their fall, anddivers natures. page 397 Chap. 19. Of the bodies of the Devils. page 402 Chap. 20. Of the anoyance of evil spirits, and the preservation wehave by good spirits. page 405 Chap. 21. Of obeying a proper Genius, and of the searching out thenature thereof. page 408 Chap. 22. That there is a threefold keeper of man, and from whenceeach of them proceed. page 410 Chap. 23. Of the tongue of Angels, and of their speaking amongstthemselves, and with us. page 412 Chap. 24. Of the names of Spirits, and their various imposition;and of the Spirits that are set over the Stars, Signs, Corners ofthe Heaven, and the Element. page 414 Chap. 25. How the Hebrew Mecubals draw forth the sacred names ofAngels out of the sacred writ, and of the seventie two Angels,which bear the name of God, with the Tables of Ziruph, and theCommutations of letters and numbers. page 417 Chap. 26. Of finding out of the names of spirits, and Genius's fromthe disposition of Celestial bodies. page 428 Chap. 27. Of the calculating Art of such names by the tradition ofCabalists. page 430 Chap. 28. How sometimes names of Spirits are taken from thosethings over which they are set. page 435 Chap. 29. Of the Characters and Seals of spirits. page 437 Chap. 30. Another manner of making Characters, delivered byCabalists. page 439 Chap. 31. There is yet another fashion of Characters, andconcerning marks of spirits which are received only by revelation. page 445 Chap. 32. How good spirits may be called up by us, and how evilspirits may be overcome by us. page 447ÔChap. 33. Of the bonds of spirits, and of their adjurations, andcastings out. page 451 Chap. 34. Of the Animastical order, and the Heroes. page 453 Chap. 35. Of the Mortal and Terrestrial Gods. page 455 Chap. 36. Of man, how he was created after the Image of God. page 457 Chap. 37. Of mans soul, and through what means it is joyned to thebody. page 465 Chap. 38. What Divine gifts man receiveth from above, from theseveral orders of the Intelligences and the heavens. page 466 Chap. 39. How the superiour Influences, seeing they are good bynature, are depraved in these inferiour things, are made causes ofevil. page 469 Chap. 40. That on every man a divine Character is imprinted, by thevertue of which man can attain the working of miracles. page 471 Chap. 41. What concerning man after death, diverse Opinions. page 473 Chap. 42. By what wayes the Magicians and Necromancers do thinkthey can call forth the souls of the dead. page 488 Chap. 43. Of the power of mans soul, in the mind, reason andimagination. page 492 Chap. 44. Of the degrees of souls, and their destruction, orImmortality. page 496 Chap. 45. Of Soothsaying, and Phrensie. page 499 Chap. 46. Of the first kind of phrensie from the Muses. page 500 Chap. 47. Of the second kinde from Dionysius. page 503 Chap. 48. Of the third kind of phrensie from Apollo. page 504 Chap. 49. Of the fourth kinde of Phrensie, from Venus. page 507 Chap. 50. Of rapture, and extasie; and soothsayings, which happento them which are taken with the falling sickness, or with aswoune, or to them in an agonie. page 508 Chap. 51. Of Propheticall Dreams. page 511 Chap. 52. OF Lots and marks possessing the sure power of Oracles. page 515ÔChap. 53. How he that will receive Oracles must dispose himself. page 517 Chap. 54. Of cleanness, and how to be observed. page 520 Chap. 55. Of abstinence, fastings, chastity, solitariness, thetranquility and ascent of the mind. page 522 Chap. 56. Of Penitency, and Alms. page 526 Chap. 57. Of those things which being outwardly administred conduceto Expiation. page 527 Chap. 58. Of adorations, and vows. page 529 Chap. 59. Of Sacrifices and oblations, and their kinds and manners. page 532 Chap. 60. What imprecations and rites the ancient, were wont to usein sacrifices, and oblations. page 537 Chap. 61. How these things must be performed, as to God, so toinferiour dieties. page 538 Chap. 62. Of consecrations, and their manner. page 540 Chap. 63. What things may be called holy, what consecrated and howthese become so betwixt us and the Dieties; and of sacred times. page 543 Chap. 64. Of certain Religious observations, ceremonies, and ritesof perfumings, unctions and such like. page 548 Chap. 65. The Conclusion of the whole work. page 555


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