Updates

social media

Grimoire.org has a brand new shiny Facebook page. Like it, comment on it, live out your dreams.

grimoires

Added John Harries' Book of Incantations, a 19th century notebook of a practicing cunning man.

grimoires

Added The Book of Forbidden Knowledge, an American novelty book published in the 20th century that copies extensively from Egyptian Secrets of Albertus Magnus.

blog

A reflection on some inadvisible love spells is up on my personal blog.

display

Images are going up all over grimoire.org. Keep your eyes open, and have patience, as I put up sigils, illustrations, and scans of manuscripts.

grimoires

Added Secrets of Solomon, a 16th or 17th century diabolical grimoire similar to Grimorium Verum.

grimoires

Added Clavis Inferni, an illustrated 18th century demonic text.

blog

I wrote an introductory overview to the use of bird tongues in 18th and 19th century spells on my personal blog.

display

There's a fancy map which you can interact with on the homepage, as well as on its own dedicated page.

grimoires

Added Romanus-B├╝chlein, an 18th century German spellbook, along with 73 spells that appear in the text.

display

The Spells list page can now be sorted by either outcome or grimoire.

grimoires

Added the Cambridge Book of Magic, along with some of the spells it shares with other grimoires. Unfortunately, I don't have access to the full text; if you'd like to see more, consider supporting my research.

grimoires

Added The Egyptian Secrets of Albertus Magnus, along with the first 217 of the numerous spells it includes.

connections

The Pentragram of Solomon, which is used in the summoning ritual found in the Lesser Key of Solomon, is also described in the 14th century epic poem Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.

events

I've been in Berlin, giving a talk about grimoires as data for CSV Conference. Slides are available online and video is TBA.

comparisons

Added a table of spells that appear in multiple grimoires.

spells

Identified six spells found in other grimoires that appear in Petit Albert. A complete list of spells awaits translation.

comparisons

Added a timeline page that can be filtered based on the type of data shown.

spells

The Key of Solomon now has an index of spells and demons that appear in the grimoire.

talismans

List of talismans described in the Black Pullet.

spells

Spells appearing in the Grimorium Verum now indexed, with full text where available.