The Book of Abramelin tells the story of an Egyptian mage named Abraham or Abra-Melin, who Dehn attributed authorship of The Book of Abramelin to Rabbi Yaakov Moelin (Hebrew יעקב בן משה מולין; ca. –), a German Jewish. The Book of Abramelin: A New Translation – Revised and Expanded (Book, ) by Abraham von Worms, Edited by Georg Dehn, Translated by Steven Guth. Buch Abramelin. Ed. G. Dehn, Saarbrücken ) These texts have additional material and reflect a more elaborate operation. One notable difference is that the .

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At Argentine I found a Christian called James, who was reputed as a learned and very skilful man; but his art was the art of the juggler, or cup-and-balls player; and not that of the magician.

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And seeing that truth hath no need of enlightenment and of exposition, she being simple and right; be thou only obedient unto all that I shall say unto thee, contenting thyself with the simplicity thereof, be thou good and upright, 1 and thou shalt acquire more wealth than I could know how to promise unto thee. In that context this new translation will be used has a reference for years and centuries to come. And having written this with mine own hand, I have placed it within this casket, and locked it up, as a most precious treasure; in order that when thou hast arrived at a proper age thou mayest be able to admire, to consider, and to enjoy the marvels of the Lord; as well as thine elder brother Joseph, who, as the first-born, hath received from me the holy tradition of the Qabalah.

He died a few months later at Florence, either of anxiety rehn by poison. This name is spelt “Abramelin” in some places and “Abramelim” in others. Examples of other methods of angelic evocation. His later years were devoted to the formation of this library, said to be one of the richest private collections known. Aleister Crowley also considered it of great importance and underwent the operation described. Now, he expressly states that he has instructed his eldest son, Joseph, herein as being his right by primogeniture, even as he himself had received somewhat of Qabalistic instruction from his father, Simon.


I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? The Hebrew version in Oxford is limited to Book One, without reference to the further books. If you are familiar with the original Mathers translation, you owe it to yourself to take a second journey with Abraham to Egypt, and look anew at the teachings of Abramelin the Mage. And when I dehnn the veritable knowledge of the Sacred Magic, I both forgot them, and banished them from mine heart. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

In this context Dehn and Guths translation is a gift to historiansresearchers and occultists the world over.

After the preparatory phase has been successfully completed, the magician’s Holy Guardian Angel will appear and reveal magical secrets. Gershom Scholem judged it to be a poor translation from the German, but according to Dehn “the Hebrew text shows scholarship and is interesting. In Greece I found many wise and prudent men, but, however, all of them were infidels, among whom there were three who principally dwelt in desert places, who showed unto me great things, such as how to raise tempests in a moment, how to make the Sun appear in the night, how to stop the course of rivers, and how to make night appear at midday, the whole by the power of their enchantments, and by applying superstitious ceremonies.

He married Catherine of Brunswick inand after various wars and quarrels, the University of Leipzig was founded in It is entirely beyond the scope of this introduction for me to give here any lengthy dissertation on the natures, good or evil, of spiritual beings. Donations Membership is free and always will be, but if you like this site, want to keep it free, and can afford to donate towards its running costs, please consider donating.

Book of the Sacred Magic of Abramelin the Mage, translated by S.L. Mathers

But the form abrameljn as a pentacle in the Key of Solomon the King is there said to be of value in adversity, and for repressing the pride of the spirits. It is possible, though there is no mention of this in the MS.

Also, there are 8 dukes in Abramelin. The Lesser Key of Solomon Paperback. I will then make every effort to avoid and to fly prolixity of words in this first book; having alone in view the ancientness of this venerable and indubitable science.


Wherefore it is necessary to be extremely prudent, and to consider the intention which I have had in describing this method of operation; because in consideration of thy great youth I attempt no other thing but to excite thee unto the research of this Sacred Magic.

Review: The Book of Abramelin (ed. Georg Dehn)

Many years ago I heard of the existence of this manuscript from a celebrated occultist, since dead; and more recently my attention was again called to it by my personal friend, the well-known French author, lecturer, and poet, Jules Bois, whose attention avramelin been for some time turned to occult subjects.

Now, in the Cabala, we generally prepare ourselves forty days before. Staxon State and University Library, Dresden. That is, god-like power is granted on the dehm of piety. However, the text’s primary focus is upon the invocation of the guardian angel, and modern works on the subject tend to focus upon this aspect as well.

January 3, at 5: Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. On the 13th day of February, in the yearwe commenced our abra,elin, passing through Germany, Bohemia, Austria, and thence by Hungary and Greece unto Constantinople, where we remained two years, and I should never have quitted it, had not abtamelin taken Samuel from me at length through a sudden illness. I answered unto him that it was the only end and dejn motive which had induced me to undertake a so long and troublesome voyage, with the view of receiving this special grace from the Lord.

It also contains an additional book mostly a collection of recipes not found in Mathers’ edition. Our time is full of heroes from the Renaissance. Magic squares feature prominently in the instructions for carrying out these operations, as does a recipe for an anointing oil taken from Exodus 30popularly used by ceremonial magicians under the name ” Abramelin Oil “.

Carefully written manuscript, ca. The day being come he set out, and took with him the money which I had given him. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

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