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The Magus, Book 1The rarest of the 19th century grimoires

In the decades between Newton and Darwin, and 100 years into the Age of Enlightenment, an eccentric occult philsosopher named Francis Barrett translated and compiled a massive compendium of magical knowledge. Published in 1801, The Magus contained selections from Cornelius Agrippa's third and fourth books of occult philosophy, the Heptameron of Peter of Abano, and writings by Zoroaster, Apollonius, and many other early magicians. Together in one volume, The Magus became one of the most sought-after occult books of the 19th and 20th centuries, influencing occultist Eliphas Levi, the practices of the fraternal order, The Golden Dawn, and remains one of the foundations of ceremonial magic practice to this day.

The Magus is a long book, divided into two volumes. We'll be putting up as many chapters as we have time to add, starting at the beginning. Check back for updates, or email us at info@arthistoryproject.com encourage us to finish.

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Chapters

Preface

Introduction to the Study Of Natural Magic

Natural Magic Defined

Of The Wonders Of Natural Magic

Of Amulets, Charms, And Enchantments

Of Unctions, Philters, Potions, & Their Magical Virtues

Of Magical Suspensions And Allegations

Of Antipathies

Of The Occult Virtues Of Things

Of The Wonderful Virtues Of Some Kind Of Precious Stones

Of The Mixtures Of Natural Things

Of The Art of Fascination, Binding and Sorceries

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