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Penn Library's Ms. Codex 1673 - Key of Solomon (Video Orientation)

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8-16-2022

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Video Orientation to the University of Pennsylvania Library's Ms. Codex 1673, an 18th-century Latin copy of the Key of Solomon, a 16th-century magical handbook which includes instructions on subjects such as the conjuration of spirits (f. 11r), enchanting a piece of fruit with a love charm (f. 31v), extracting bat's blood (f. 104v), the preparation of ink, paper or parchment for magical practices (f. 105r), and the use of knives, swords, and wands (f. 96v).

Written in the second half of the 18th century.

Part of the Charles Rainsford Collection of Alchemical and Occult Manuscripts (University of Pennsylvania)

Digital copies and a full record are available through Franklin: https://franklin.library.upenn.edu/catalog/FRANKLIN_9962943583503681

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Magic -- Early works to 1800, Magic, Occultism -- Early works to 1800, Occultism, Codices, Diagrams, Drawings (visual works) Manuscripts Latin, Manuscripts European

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