De Occulta Philosophia Libri Tres, Vol. 48 (Studies in the History of Christian Traditions) [Cornelius Agrippa, Perrone Compagni] on *FREE*. Originally published in , De occulta philosophia libri tres, (Three books of Occult Philosophy) proposed that magic existed, and it could be studied and. De Occulta Philosophia Libri Tres, or Of Occult Philosophy in Three Books, is Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa’s study of occult philosophy.

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Of the vertues of things which are in them only in their life time, and such as remain in them even after their death Chapter Of the power of mans soul, in the mind, reason and imagination Chapter This doth always send forth through the eyes, rays like to itself, those rays being sent forth, do carry with them a spiritual occuulta, and that vapour a blood, as it appears in blear, and redeyes, whose rays being sent forth to the eyes of him that is opposite, and looks upon them, carries the vapour philosophiw the corrupt blood, together with itself, by the contagion of which, it doth infect the eyes of the beholder with the like disease.

And concerning their number many have written many things, but the latter theologians, following the Master of the Sentences, Austin, and Gregory, easily resolve themselves, saying, that the number of the good angels transcendeth human capacity; to the which on the contrary, innumerable unclean spirits do correspond, there being so many in the inferior world, as pure spirits in the superior, and some divines affirm that they have received this by revelations.

Gabriel Figueroa rated it it was amazing May 14, Of the soul of the World, and of the Celestials, according to the traditions of the Poets, and Philosophers Chapter Of the tables of the Planets, their vertues, forms, and what Divine names, Intelligencies, and Spirits are set over them Chapter Mars is called Mavors, powerful in war, bloody, powerful in arms, a sword bearer, magnanimous, bold, untamed, generous, lightning, of great power and furious haste, against whom none can defend himself if he resist him, who destroys the strong, and powerful, and deposeth kings from their thrones, the lord of heat and power, the lord of fiery heat, and of the planet of blood; who inflames the hearts of contenders, and gives them boldness.

Farewell, and pardon these my bold undertakings. Then there is the Tutelar order, of oculta which we read also in Daniel, behold, Michael one of the princes cometh to occhlta help; and there, in that time shall rise up Michael a great prince, who standeth for the sons of thy people; of this order was that Raphael also, who carried forth and brought back Tobiah the younger.


In the middle hierarchy they place the Dominations, Virtues, and Powers, as it were worldly angels concurring to the government of the world; the first of these command that which the other execute; the second are ministers to the heavens and sometimes conspire to the working of miracles; the third drive away those things which seem to be able to disturb the divine law.

His writings on magic and occult philosophy were a significant influence on the later work of Giordano Bruno and John Deeand thus came to underpin much of the Western esoteric tradition. Of the Inclinations of Enmities. The second are present at sacred duties, and direct the divine worship about every man, and offer up the prayers and sacrifices of men before the gods. The celestial intelligences do next follow these in the second order, which they call worldly angels, viz. Of the Images of Venus Chapter Nigel Fernandes rated it it was amazing Aug 19, Of the mixtions of naturall things one with another, and their benefit Chapter Want to Read saving….

Whence strength of herbs, whence courage, rage of brutes, All kinds of stone, of creeping things, and fruits. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. What things are under the power of Mercury, and are called Mercuriall Chapter This work was published before January 1,and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least years ago.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Osthanes also wrote excellently in this art; whose books being as it were lost, Democritus of Abdera recovered, and set forth with his own commentaries. In the moneth of January.

Of the notes of the Hebrews, and Caldeans [Chaldaeans], and certain other notes of Magicians Chapter Trithemius detained the messenger until he had read the manuscript and then answered Agrippa’s letter with such sound advice as mystics would do well to follow for all time to come. Farewell most happy Prince of happy Colonia. Things are Under the Power of Mercury, and are called Mercurial. The ashes of menstruous clothes, if they be cast upon purple garments that are to be washed, phlosophia the colour of them, and takes away colours from flowers.

Also it is well known that Pythagoras, and Plato went to the prophets of Memphis to learn it, and traveled through almost all Syria, Egypt, Judea, and the schools of the Chaldeans, that they might not be ignorant of the most sacred memorials, and records of magic, as also that they might be furnished with divine things.


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Three Books of Occult Philosophy – Wikipedia

In like manner they distribute these into more orders, so as some librl fiery, some watery, some aerial, some terrestrial; which four species of philosophiaa are computed according to the four powers of the celestial souls, viz.

Hounds tongue be joined with it. Studies in the History of Christian Traditions How occult vertues are infused into the several kinds of things by idea’s, through the help of the soul of the world, and rayes of the stars: Whom therefore I advise, that they read not our Writings, nor understand them, nor remember them.

Ivan Kapec rated it it was amazing Jul 06, Of Man, how he was created after the Image of God Chapter Of Lots and marks possessing the sure power of Oracles Chapter Agrippa had a libei influence on Renaissance esoteric philosophers, particularly Giordano Bruno. Therefore of these spirits of the third kind, as the opinion of the Platonists is; they report that there are so many legions, as there are stars in the heaven, and so many spirits in every legion, as in heaven itself stars, but there are as Athanasius delivereth who think, that the true number of philosoophia good spirits, is according tred the number of men, ninety-nine parts, according to the parable of the hundred sheep; others think only nine parts, according to the parable of the ten groats; others suppose the number of the angels equal with men, because it is written, he hath appointed the bounds of the people according to the number of the angels of God.

De occulta philosophia, libri tres

He is also called Phoebus from his beauty and brightness, and Vulcan from his fiery violence, because the force thereof consists of many fires. Of the spirit of the world, what it is, and how by way of medium it unites occult vertues to their subjects Chapter What concerning man after death, diverse Opinions Chapter This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Ocuclta witches use collyries, ointments, alligations, and such like, to affect, and corroborate the spirit this or that manner.

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