The Arcane Archive - The Munich Manual of Demonic MagicThe Manual contains the three major kinds of magick found in grimoires: Illusionist, Psychological, and Divinatory. The Munich Manual contains passages that describe sacrificing mythological creatures, but the most eerie component of this book is that it completely ignores angel folklore and focuses exclusively on black magick and descriptions of classical exorcisms. And the mirror ought to be made specifically for the purpose of their images, and having in mind all the names of their servants, who, as you know, made the things before Cain in the purest place. I conjure you, demons, that you will come and swear an oath and answer whatever question I will ask with perfect truth. Now the mirror ought to be made in the shape of a round shield, or some other way that you may prefer. And around the two upper sides the greater seal of Solomon is painted, at the bottom end of the shield the lesser seal of Solomon, and in the middle of the mirror this name Lylet is painted, just as is shown in the figure given below.
Munich Manual of Demonic Magic
Kala Sampa. The text, composed in Latin, is largely concerned with demonology and necromancy. Portions of the text, in English translation, are presented in Forbidden Rites as well, embedded within the author's essay on the Munich Manual in specific and grimoires in general. The book has yet to be published in translation in its entirety. Forbidden Rites: A Necromancer's Manual of the Fifteenth Century Preserved in the Bavarian State Library in Munich is a manuscript that few scholars have noticed and that no one in modern times has treated with the seriousness it deserves. Forbidden Rites consists of an edition of this medieval Latin text with a full commentary, including detailed analysis of the text and its contents, discussion of the historical context, translation of representative sections of the text, and comparison with other necromantic texts of the late Middle Ages. The result is the most vivid and readable introduction to medieval magic now available.
The text, composed in Latin, is largely concerned with demonology and necromancy. Portions of the text, in English translation, are presented in Forbidden Rites as well, embedded within the author's essays and explanations on the Munich Manual in specific and grimoires in general. The book has yet to be published in English translation in its entirety. The Russian translation of this latin grimoire was published in Pages to include a list of 11 demons, similar in part to the one from Ars Goetia.