Record Number : 86837 of 13452

Title : Manuscripts and early printed books [concerning magic]

Description :
This site provides listings of magical manuscripts and early printed books from the classical, medieval and early modern periods. The material has been gathered by Frank Klassaan of the University of Saskatchewan and is a work in progress. The listings are divided in to four themed areas: 'Ars notaria' and 'Liber visionum'; Necromantic and other ritual magic manuscripts; 'mage magic, Arabic image magic, and other Arabic magic; and the 'Sworn Book of Honorius' or 'Liber sacer'. Records are listed alphabetically by place of repository. There are also list of manuscripts by author (where known) and an index of incipits (first lines). This site will interest historians of magic, of science, of religion and theology.


Controlled Keywords : history (discipline); histories; historians; Europe; Medieval; Early Medieval; Late Medieval; ancient; manuscripts (document genre); illuminated manuscripts; handwriting; manuscripts for publication; magic; religious history; religious historians; religion; Christian; Christianity; Early Christian

Language : eng;

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