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Two Icelandic Books of Magic ❴PDF / Epub❵ ☄ Two Icelandic Books of Magic Author Magnús Rafnsson – Polishdarling.co.uk Grimoires and magical staves are interesting and exciting The magic in them are remnants of forbidden knowledge and the common man believed in its use for various purpose Manuscripts and single staves Grimoires and magical staves are interesting books of PDF/EPUB Ã and exciting The magic in them are remnants of forbidden knowledge and the common man believed in its use for various purpose Manuscripts and single staves feature prominently in Icelandic witchcraft cases and those who handled them were wipped or burned The two manuscripts printed here Two Icelandic ePUB Ù were written around , onlyyears after prosecutions for witchcraft ceased in IcelandThe first manuscript in the book, Lbsvo, was written caand is the largest collection of magical staves in a single manuscript even when compared to those collected by amateur scholars almost a century later Many of the magical acts described are the Icelandic books of MOBI ò same as those mentioned in court records and similar ones can be found in the th century grimoiresThe manuscript itself measuresxcm withleaves and nothing is known of its history or how the library acquired it Apparently a systematic collection was intended, beginning with various acts to prevent theft or find who has stolen, then a collection of love magic, but after that there seems to be no specific order to the staves After a number of protective staves or sigils there follow a number of invocations against ghosts and evil spiritsThe second manuscript in the book, Lbsvo, was written caand is very different It isx , cm, onlyleaves and wrapped in an old leather wallet The manuscript was bought inbut no information about its history has been found The first half appears to be of European origin and this part consists of protective signs and texts in Latin and with little connection to Icelandic court cases unless such signs or texts are the kind of blasphemy sometimes associated with staves or sigilsThe book is both in English and Icelandic The Icelandic text is printed with modern spelling on the right hand page and in English on the left page.

    Two Icelandic books of Magic Kindle ☆ books of then a collection of love magic, but after that there seems to be no specific order to the staves After a number of protective staves or sigils there follow a number of invocations against ghosts and evil spiritsThe second manuscript in the book, Lbsvo, was written caand is very different It isx , cm, onlyleaves and wrapped in an old leather wallet The manuscript was bought inbut no information about its history has been found The first half appears to be of European origin and this part consists of protective signs and texts in Latin and with little connection to Icelandic court cases unless such signs or texts are the kind of blasphemy sometimes associated with staves or sigilsThe book is both in English and Icelandic The Icelandic text is printed with modern spelling on the right hand page and in English on the left page."/>
  • Paperback
  • 263 pages
  • Two Icelandic Books of Magic
  • Magnús Rafnsson
  • English
  • 11 June 2018
  • 9789979958 Edition Language English Other Editions None found All Editions

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10 thoughts on “Two Icelandic Books of Magic

  1. Morgan Morgan says:

    This is a fascinating work that is, effectively, excerpts from Icelandic grimoires Each rune stave is shown with a short description in Icelandic and English which describes how to use it and what it does The book itself is a consolidation of several surviving grimoires from 17th and 18th century Iceland and includes staves for a variety of things, often with multiple staves for ant single purpose These include everything from winning in court or catching a thief, to testing a woman s virgin This is a fascinating work that is, effectively, excerpts from Icelandic grimoires Each rune stave is shown with a short description in Icelandic and English which describes how to use it and what it does The book itself is a consolidation of several surviving grimoires from 17th and 18th century Iceland and includes staves for a variety of things, often with multiple staves for ant single purpose These include everything from winning in court or catching a thief, to testing a woman s virginity or turning her heart to you, to casting out spirits and protecting from witchcraft Two versions of the somewhat infamous Fretr nir are given, which I was pleased to see, as they comprise one of theinteresting aspects of Icelandic rune magic There are also several prayers listed, all thoroughly Christian, although in other sections the Norse Gods particularly Baldr, Thor, and Odin are invoked I will warn readers though that at one brief point several descriptions prayers are offered not in English but in Latin, so if you don t speak either Icelandic or Latin you won t be able to understand what those few rune staves are for

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10 thoughts on “Two Icelandic Books of Magic

  1. Morgan Morgan says:

    This is a fascinating work that is, effectively, excerpts from Icelandic grimoires Each rune stave is shown with a short description in Icelandic and English which describes how to use it and what it does The book itself is a consolidation of several surviving grimoires from 17th and 18th century Iceland and includes staves for a variety of things, often with multiple staves for ant single purpose These include everything from winning in court or catching a thief, to testing a woman s virgin This is a fascinating work that is, effectively, excerpts from Icelandic grimoires Each rune stave is shown with a short description in Icelandic and English which describes how to use it and what it does The book itself is a consolidation of several surviving grimoires from 17th and 18th century Iceland and includes staves for a variety of things, often with multiple staves for ant single purpose These include everything from winning in court or catching a thief, to testing a woman s virginity or turning her heart to you, to casting out spirits and protecting from witchcraft Two versions of the somewhat infamous Fretr nir are given, which I was pleased to see, as they comprise one of theinteresting aspects of Icelandic rune magic There are also several prayers listed, all thoroughly Christian, although in other sections the Norse Gods particularly Baldr, Thor, and Odin are invoked I will warn readers though that at one brief point several descriptions prayers are offered not in English but in Latin, so if you don t speak either Icelandic or Latin you won t be able to understand what those few rune staves are for


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