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A manual for constructing talismans mixing magical compounds summoning planetary spirits and determining astrological conditions Picatrix is a cornerstone of Western esotericism It offers important insights not only into occult practices and beliefs but also into the transmission of magical ideas from antiuity to the present Dan Attrell and David Porrecas English translation opens the world of this vital medieval treatise to modern day scholars and lay readersThe Excellent book with a complete introduction that covers different points of view of the creation of such work of art it can be seen that it was translated with a team of high academic preparation and knowledge on the subject It was translated with a lot of precision respect professionalism and with much seriousness to the subject The book is made with high uality and its pages are uite thick The only mistake that I could notice and it is difficult for me not to be upset is that they created the index and left out the chapters of each book For me it is a gross error in comparison with other versions It's the reason why I could not give 5 stars

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Picatrix A Medieval Treatise on Astral Magic Magic in HistoryHy The detailed introduction considers the texts reception through multiple iterations and includes an enlightening statistical breakdown of the rituals described in the bookFramed by extensive research on the ancient and medieval context that gave rise to the Latin version of the text this translation of Picatrix will be an indispensable volume for students and scholars of the history of science magic and religion and will fascinate anyone interested in the occul Dan and David have created a great translation here Loved the introduction as well Not to mention the wonderful cover design and solid construction Big fan

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Book Û Picatrix A Medieval Treatise on Astral Magic Ê A Medieval Treatise on Astral Magic Download ☆ [EPUB] ✵ Picatrix: A Medieval Treatise on Astral Magic (Magic in History) By Join or create book clubs – A manual for constructOriginal text Ghyat al akm was compiled in Arabic from over two hundred sources in the latter half of the tenth century It was translated into Castilian Spanish in the mid thirteenth century and shortly thereafter into Latin Based on David Pingrees edition of the Latin text this translation captures the spirit of Picatrixs role in the European tradition In the world of Picatrix we see a seamless integration of practical magic earnest piety and traditional philosop Two things make this translation of the Picatrix a must have for any fan of the work First it has an index and it's a really nice index that is fairly complete Second the paragraphs are numbered so we can refer to things as being mentioned in Picatrix 341 and then somebody else can go look it up and say Ha ha good one The translation seems to be really solid too It's a great edition