THREE BOOKS OF OCCULT PHILOSOPHY
HENRY CORNELIUS AGRIPPA
An INDEX of all the CHAPTERS which are contained in this WORK.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Chap. 24. What things are Lunary, or under the power of the Moon.
Chap. 25. What things are Saturnine, or under the power of Saturn.
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.
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.
Chap. 34. How by Naturall things, and their vertues we may drawforth and attract the influences, and vertues of Celestiall bodies.
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.
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.
Chap. 43. Of perfumes, or Suffumigations, their manner, and power.
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.
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
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OF the necessity of Mathematicall learning, and of the manywonderfull works which are done by Mathematicall Arts only.
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.
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.
Chap. 12. Of the Number of Nine, and the Scale thereof.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Chap. 27. Of the proportion, measure, and Harmony of mans body.
Chap. 28. Of the Composition and Harmony of the humane Soul.
Chap. 29. Of the Observation of Celestials, necessary in everyMagical Work. page 278
Chap. 30. When Planets are of most powerfull influence.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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