The Sacred Magic of Abramelin the Mage

THE ELEVENTH CHAPTER.

To cause all kinds of books to be brought to one, and whether lost or stolen.

(1) For books of astrology.
(2) For books of magic.
(3) For books of chemistry.

11\1 COLI, ODAC, LACA, ICAR

11\2 SEARAH, ELLOPA, ALATIM, ROTARA, APIRAC, HAMACS

11\3 KEHAHEK, E......, H......, A......, H......, E......, K......

Notes to chapter XI.

(a) The symbols of this chapter are manifested only by the angels, or by the guardian angel.

(b) MAGOTH alone executes the operations of this chapter.

(c) The familiar spirits cannot execute the operations of this chapter.

(d) Many ancient books of magic, etc., have been lost or destroyed, in some cases by the wish of the good spirits, in others by the machinations of the evil spirits. By these symbols you can have many supposed extinct works brought to you, Abraham states; but adds that he could never copy them, because the writing disappeared as fast as he wrote it; notwithstanding this he was permitted to read some of them.

(e) No. 1 is a square of 16 squares. COLI, probably from Hebrew KLI, meaning the whole, in the sense of the whole Universe.

No. 2 is a square of 36 squares. SEARAH, perhaps from Hebrew SORH, a whirlwind; or perhaps from ShORH = terrible, and is also used to express a kid, or a species of shaggy satyr-like demon, from the word being used to signify hair.

No. 3 is a gnomon of 13 squares taken from a square of 49 squares. KEHAHEK is probably from Hebrew KHCh, meaning to conceal, obscure, or shut up.

THE TWELFTH CHAPTER.

To know the secrets of any person.

(1) To know the secret of letters.
(2) To know the secret of words.
(3) To know secret operations.
(4) For the military counsels of a captain.
(5) To know the secrets of love.
(6) To know what riches a person possesseth.
(7) To know the secret of all arts.

12\1 MEGILLA, E....... G......, I......, L......, L......, A.....M

12\2 SIMBASI, I......, MARCARA, B......, A......, S......, I......

12\3 MAABHAD, A......, A......, B......, H......, A......, D......

12\4 MILCHAMAH, I........, L........, C........, H........, ADIRACHI., M......., A.....I., H...ELIM.

12\5 CEDIDAH, E......, D......, I......, DERARID, A......, HADIDEC

12\6 ASAMIM, S....., A....., MAPIDE, I....., M.....

12\7 MELABAH, E......, L......, A......, B......, A......, H......

Notes to chapter XII.

(a) The symbols of this chapter are manifested in part by the angels, and in part also by the evil spirits.

(b) ASMODEUS alone executes the operations of this chapter.

(c) The familiar spirits can to an extent execute the operations of this
chapter.

(d) Touch the symbol, and name aloud the person whose secret you desire to know, and the spirit will whisper the answer into your ear.

(e) No. 1 consists of 14 squares from a square of 49 squares. MEGILLA, from Hebrew MGLH = to reveal or disclose.

No. 2 consists of 19 squares taken from a square of 49 squares. MARCARA, perhaps from KRH to appear; Hebrew SIMBASI, perhaps from BASh, evil, and ZMH, thought.

No. 3 consists of a gnomon of 13 from a square of 49 squares. MAABHAD, from Hebrew MOBD = a deed or act.

No. 4 consists of 29 squares from a square of 81 squares. MILCHAMAH, from Hebrew MLChMH = War. ADIRACHI from DRK (Hebrew) = way, plan, idea. ELIM (Heb.) = mighty ones.

No. 5 consists of 25 taken from a square of 49 squares. CEDIDAH is either from KDID = a spark, or from DID, the root of the words; love, delights, breasts. DERARID from Hebrew DRR = liberty. HADIDEC from DDIK = thy loves or delights.

No. 6 consists of 16 from a square of 36 squares. ASAMIN from Hebrew ASMIM = treasure houses, garners. MAPIDE perhaps from PID = oppression, misfortune.

No. 7. A gnomon of 13 from a square of 49 squares. MELABAH from MLABH = art or science.

THE THIRTEENTH CHAPTER.

To cause a dead body to revive, and perform all the functions which a living person would do, and this during a space of seven years, by means of the spirits.

(1) From the rising of the Sun until midday.

(2) From midday until the setting of the Sun.

(3) From the setting of the Sun until midnight.

(4) From midnight until the rising of the Sun.

13\1 EZECHIEL, ZEOFRASE, EORIALAI, CFIRTARH, HRATRIFC, IALAIROE, ESARFOEZ, LEIHCEZE
D: RELBELAC, ERARMINI, BALISAAK, BRILURPI, EINFINAK, LIAREBI, ANAPASUH, HIKIRIBI

13\2 AMIGDELo, MORBRIEo, IRIDERDo, GBDODBGo, DREDIRIo, EIRBROMo, LEDGIMAo
D: METHIRRAH, ENIASAENA, BIBMAILIR, HOFIBRUAR, TUIBRINSI, ROSAESTAH, RIFNAIAUF, ASACHIRTE, HARRITHEM

13\3 IOSUA, ORILU, SISIS, ULIRO, AUSOI
D: MAPPALAH, ATHRININA, PRINDEIRA, PIREUSON, ANIATKA, LISONPIT, ANIMAESA, HANATHAN

13\4 PEGER, ETIAE, GISIG, EAITE, REGEP
D: "PEGER, ENIAE, GISIG, EAITE, REGEP". The second word should probably read "ETIAE". -JHP

Notes to chapter XIII.

(a) The symbols of this chapter are manifested in part by the angels and in part by the evil spirits.

(b) ORIENS, PAYMON, ARITON, and AMAYMON, execute by means of their servitors the operations of this chapter.

(c) The familiar spirits cannot execute the operations of this chapter.

(d) In several places Abraham warns the reader that this is the most difficult operation of any, because for it to be brought about, the concurrence of all the chief spirits must be obtained. Watch for the moment when the person dies, and then at once place upon his body towards the cardinal points the symbol required. Similar symbols are to be sewn into the garments he wears. Abraham moreover adds that by this means, one can however only prolong the life for 7 years, and no more.

(e) No. 1 is a square of 64 squares. EZECHIEL is from Hebrew IChZQAL, the well-known name of the prophet, derived from ChZQ, to bind.

No. 2 is a square of 49 squares, it will be noticed that a small "o" is placed at the end of each word in the last square towards the right hand. AMIGDEL is from MGDL, a strong tower.

No. 3 is a square of 25 squares. IOSUA, the well-known Hebrew name, signifies "he shall save".

No. 4 is also a square of 25 squares. PEGER is from PGR = a dead inactive carcase whether of man or of beast.


THE FOURTEENTH CHAPTER.

The twelve symbols for the twelve hours of the day and of the night, to render oneself invisible unto every person.

14\1 ALAMALA, L......, A......, MATATAN, A......, L......, A......
D: ALAMATA, LISAFIL, AROLORA, MATATAM, ARATORA, LISAFIL, ALAMATA

14\2 TSAPHAH, S......, A......, P......, HITNERA, ANAORIS, H......
D: ARAPHALI, SIRONIA, ARNTRAH, BETANOP, HIRNERA, ANIORIS, HAHPAST

14\3 CASAH, ADODA, SOMOS, ADOPA, HASAC
D: CASALI, APODA, SOMIS, ADINA, HASAC

14\4 ALATAH, L....., AROGAT, T....., A....., H.....
D: ALATAH, LISANA, AROGAT, TAGORA, ANASIL, HATALA

14\5 CODER, O...., D...., E...., R....
D: KODER, ORUSE, DULIEL, EFINO, REDAK

14\6 SIMLAH, I....., M....., L....., ASIIRI, H....S
D: SIMLAH, IRIOSA, CHIRTIL, LITRIM, ASCIRI, HALMIS

14\7 CEHAH, E...., H...., A...., H....
D: BAHAD, ERIDA, HIRIS, ADILA, HASAC

14\8 ANANA, N...., A...., N...., A....
D: ANANANA, NICERON, ACIRDIRA, MEFISEM, AFISUTA, NORECNI, ANANANA

14\9 TAMAN, APATE, M...D, A...E, NEDAC
D: BEROMIM, EPILISI, RISARDIRP, OLAGIRE, MIRIFAS, ISIRADE, MEMOREB

14\10 BEROMIN, E......, R......, O......, M......, I......, N......
D: ALAMPIS, LONARSI, ANADOAD, MADAILO, PRAEGIAT, ISILANE, SIDOFER

14\11 TALAC, A...A, L...L, A...A, CALAT
D: TAMARE, APAFE, MABED, AFEDE, NEDAK

14\12 ALAMPIS, L......, A......, M......, P......, ISIL..., S......
D: TALAL, APOKA, LOBOL, AKORA, LALAT

Notes to chapter XIV.

(a) The symbols of this chapter be manifested in part by the evil spirits, and in part by the good angels.

(b) MAGOT is said to rule the operations of this chapter.

(c) The familiar spirits do not execute the operations of this chapter.

(d) To render oneself invisible is said by Abraham to be a very easy matter. This chapter contains twelve symbols for twelve different spirits submitted unto the prince MAGOT, who are all of the same force. Place the symbol upon the top of your head (under your head covering) and then you will become invisible, while on taking it away you will appear visible again.

(e) No. 1 is a square of 49 squares, whence 19 squares are taken which are arranged somewhat in the form of a capital F. ALAMALA is probably from the Greek, ALE wandering, and MELAS = black, darkness; i.e., wandering darkness.

No. 2 consists of 25 squares arranged somewhat in an F form, and taken from the square of 49 squares. TSAPHAH is from TzPH = a covering or
shroud.

No. 3 is a square of 25 squares. CASAH implies "formed by coagulation".

No. 4 consists of 16 squares in an F form, taken from a square of 36 squares. ALATAH signifies "adhering closely".

No. 5 is a gnomon of 9 squares taken from a square of 25 squares. CODER = darkness and obscurity.

No. 6 consists of 17 squares, somewhat irregularly disposed, taken from a square of 36 squares. SIMLAH = "involved, to clothe or surround on all sides".

No. 7 is a gnomon of 9 squares taken from a square of 25 squares. CEHAH = restriction, and compression.

No. 8 is a gnomon of 9 squares taken from a square of 25 squares. ANANA is a word expressing earnest desire for some then defect to be supplied.

No. 9 consists of 19 taken from a square of 25 squares. TAMAN = "to hide or conceal," and recalls the Biblical name of "Teman". NEDAC means "accumulated darkness".

No. 10 is a gnomon of 13 squares from a square of 49 squares. BEROMIN signifies "coverings or shrouds of concealment".

No. 11 is a border of 16 squares from a square of 25 squares. TALAC = signifies "thy mists". No. 12 consists of 16 squares taken from a square of 49 squares. ALAMPIS is the Greek adjective ALAMPES, meaning "without the light of the Sun". ISIL is Hebrew and means "he will dissolve". It will be remarked that all these names distinctly express some idea relating to invisibility.


THE FIFTEENTH CHAPTER.

For the spirits to bring us anything we may wish to eat or to drink, and even all (kinds of food) that we can imagine.

(1) For them to bring us bread.
(2) Meat.
(3) Wine of all kinds.
(4) Fish.
(5) Cheese.

15\1 IAIIN, A...., I...., I...., N....

15\2 BASAR, A...., S...., A...., R...B

15\3 LECHEM, E....., CNOHAH, H....., E....., MECHEL

15\4 DACAD, ARAFA, CAMAC, AFARA, DACAD

15\5 LEBHINAH, .......A, .......N, .......I, .......H, .......B, A......E, HA.....L

Notes to chapter XV.

(a) The symbols of this chapter are manifested in part by the angels, and in part also by the evil spirits.

(b) ASMODEE and MAGOT together execute the operations of this chapter.

(C) The familiar spirits cannot well execute the operations of this chapter.

(d) As for these symbols and all like ones appertaining unto this chapter, when you shall wish to make use of them, you shall put them between two plates, dishes, or jugs, closed together on the outside of a window; and before a quarter of an hour shall have passed you will find and will have that which you have demanded; but you must clearly understand that with such kinds of viands you cannot nourish men for more than two days. For this food although it be appreciable by the eyes, and by the mouth, doth not long nourish the body, which hath soon hunger again, seeing that this food gives no strength to the stomach. Know also that none of these viands can remain visible for more than 24 hours, the which period being passed, fresh ones will be requisite.

(e) This chapter naturally brings to one's mind the descriptions of the magic feasts in the "Arabian Nights" and elsewhere.

No. 1 is a gnomon of 9 squares taken from a square of 25 squares. IAIIN means "Let there be wine". Evidently therefore this square should be numbered 3, instead of 1.

No. 2 consists of 10 squares taken from a square of 25 squares. BASAR means "flesh".

No. 3 consists of 21 squares in the form of the Roman Capital letter E, taken from a square of 36 squares. LECHEM means "bread," CNOHAH implies "corn", and MECHEL means "a cake". Therefore this should evidently be numbered 1, instead of 3. MECHEL also means "a window".

No. 4 is a square of 25 squares. DACAD should be spelt with a G
instead of a C; the meaning is "bring forth fish". CAMAC means "meal, or flour". AFARA may be from the Greek adverb APHAR = "straightway or forthwith" but if taken as a Hebrew root may mean "bring forth fruit".

No. 5 is a gnomon of 15 squares and 3 other supplementary ones taken from a square of 64 squares. LEBHINAH is from LBA = "milk," and INH "to squeeze".



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