The Little Giant Encyclopedia of Spells & Magic

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 1999 - 511 páginas
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Whether we're among the true believers or the hardened skeptics, most of us are undeniably fascinated and intrigued by the mystical world of spells and magic. Satisfy your curiosity with this fully illustrated reference that's extraordinarily encyclopedic in scope, covering every aspect of a subject that has entranced people for centuries. Witches, magicians, shamen, voodoo priests and priestesses, and oracles will all come under your scrutiny. So will the spirits commonly called upon by witches and magicians to help them carry out their art, including demons, angels, and magic animals. Next come details on coven rituals, using a pentagram, performing exorcisms, and conjuring spirits. Or try your hand at casting love spells and spells for protection, invisibility, and illness prevention. Rounding out the encyclopedia are a guide to magic tools and tables of correspondences for the zodiac, and more. So mesmerizing, it will cast a spell on you! 512 pages, 4 3/16 x 5 1/4.
 

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Magic people 12 Witches
12
Magicians
26
Sorcerers
28
Shamans
29
Gypsy wise women
32
Witch doctors
33
Druids
34
Augurs and oracles
35
Cords
166
Drums and rattles
167
Magic knife
168
Magic lamp
169
Pen ink and paper
170
Pentacle
171
Wand
172
Magic signs and symbols
174

Voodoo priests and priestesses
36
Santeros
37
Monarchs
38
Other magic people
39
Magic beings
40
Demons 102 Angels
42
Magic animals
90
Witches familiars
98
The seven Olympic spirits
100
Magic rituals
104
Witch initiation ceremonies
106
Coven rituals
117
Casting a magic circle
118
Using a pentagram
126
Attending Black Mass
130
Pacts with the Devil
132
To conjure spirits
136
Performing exorcisms
142
Magic tools
144
Altar
146
Book of Spells
148
Broomstick
150
Candles
151
Cauldron
158
Censer
161
Chalice
163
Clothes
164
Astrological symbols 190 Alchemists symbols
176
Alphabets 196 Sigils
183
Magic shapes
187
Magic and numbers
189
Letter and number equivalents
218
Numbers and colors
225
Magic squares
226
Numbers and deities
236
Number significance
246
Numbers and superstition
251
Numerology
253
Corresponder 264 The four elements 287 Kabbalistic letters
264
The planets 288 Hours and days
270
The zodiac 294 Using
277
Arabjinns correspondences
286
Magic and astrology
298
The zodiac
312
Magic and divination
330
Alchemy
358
The alchemists
365
Spells
378
Love spells
386
Spells for protection
404
Flying spells
432
Spells preventing
460
Evil spells
472
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