Commentaries on the Occult Philosophy of Agrippa (Paperback)

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AGRIPPA, THE 16THCENTURY PHILOSOPHER, published a wellknown and often referenced esoteric classic Three Books of Occult Philosophy (Natural Magic, Celestial Magic, and Ceremonial Magic). Until recently these three volumes were hard to find in English, although they had been translated in the 17th century and published in England. Willy Schrodter saw the value in these texts from a contemporary point of view, and compiled copious notes and commentary on many of the subjects mentioned in Agrippa's opus. His research makes Agrippa understandable, providing scientific confirmation for Agrippa's seemingly outlandish claims with carefully documented parallel cases. It is Schrodter's illuminating examples, taken from the most varied fields of research, that constitute the real and lasting value of this compilation.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780877289227
ISBN-10: 0877289220
Publisher: Weiser Books
Publication Date: April 1st, 1999
Pages: 180
Language: English