Agrippa: Of Geomancy (Illustrated Edition) – Kindle edition by Henry Cornelius Agrippa. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or. Agrippa’s attitude toward geomancy was ambivalent. Although he wrote the major geomantic text of the period, he commented on his own work and about the . A Clarification of Geomancy for Golden Dawn Students . We find the traditional method of Geomantic divination in pseudo-Agrippa’s “Fourth.

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After the same manner there are produced out of the last foure Figures; that is to say, of the ninth, tenth, eleventh, and twelfth, two Figures which they call Coadjutrices, or Testes; out of which two is also one constituted, which is called the Iudex of the whole Figure, or thing Quesited: Here, gromancy assign the figures from the shield chart to the houses in the house chart; the order used differs between different circles of occultists.

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Philosophers, astrologers, prophets, poets, and artists from every age and culture have whispered secrets to pharaohs, statesmen, kings, and queens.

Nelson Lopez marked it as to-read Jan 19, We can now proceed to a preliminary answer to the original question, Will this article be of interest to the reader?

Once this is done, the “inspired” [8] portion of the geomantic reading is done; what remains is algorithmic calculation. Arijah Ankh Khalid-Zyn rated it it was amazing Jun 21, The significator that moves shows which party must work to attain the resolution: You shall therefore consider the figure of the thing quizzed or enquired after, if he shall multiply himself by the other places of the figures, that you may cause them also to be partakers in your judgement: Agrippa said that everything which exists has a ‘ soul ‘ or spiritual component, part of the total world soul, which shows itself in the magical properties of herbs, metals, stones, animals and other phenomena of Nature.


Puella in the sixth House signifies much weakness of the sick, but causes the sick quick to recover; and shows a Doctor to be both unlearned and unskilful, but one who is much esteemed of in the opinion of vulgar people; gives good employees, assistants, cattle and animals.

He is the author of the critically acclaimed Horary Astrology: In order to evaluate how quickly the queried situation would resolve, Pietro egomancy suggested that the total sum be compared to the sum of all points in the sixteen geomantic figureswhich is We have four mothers and four daughters, but there are twelve houses in the horoscope. Open Preview See a Problem?

In the tenth House he signifies glorious Leaders, great and magnificent Judges, great Offices, and gainful Magistracy. It judges short journeys, and fidelities of men.

A Clarification of Geomancy

The eighth brings death, and geomaancy those things which come by death of Legats, and inheritance; of the dowry or portion of a wife. From the four nepotesthe two testes or Witnesses are formed in the same manner as the nepotes: When turning the dials, random designs of dots would appear, which were then interpreted and predictions made. It has also given me valuable perspectives on broader historical instances of circling in the European grimoire traditions of magic.

He may also be considered an early feminist.

Conversely, if the sum is more than 96, then it will resolve slowly. Generally, the Judge represents the answer to the question, the Right Witness describes the querent’s side of the query, the Left Witness represents the quesited’s side, and the Reconciler represents the effect of the outcome or Judge upon the querent.


A later work, De incertitudine et vanitate scientiarum Of the Uncertainty and Vanity of the Sciencesattacks contemporary scientific theory and practice. A mediator will help bridge the gap between the querent and quesited. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Of Geomancy by Henry Cornelius Agrippa

He then placed the daughters clockwise around the wheel in the succedent houses, starting with the second house. The sixteen combinations of Mothers, in order from the First to the Fourth Mother, are. Fortuna minor in the fifth House gives few children; a woman with child he signifies that it shall be a female-child; signifies State Visits to be honourable, but of little profit; rises to mean honours; gives some fame after death, but not widespread; nor of lasting memory.

In the tenth Albus causes Leaders and Judges to be malevolent; shows vile and base Offices and Magistracies; signifies a Mother to be a whore, or one much suspected of adultery. Rubeus in the first House, signifies a short life, and an evil end; signifies a man to be filthy, unprofitable, and of an evil, cruel and malicious appearance, having some noticable and notable sign or scar in some part of his body. What is important here is the remainder after dividing by twelve. Rough chips of sanguine coral, the very blood of Medusa, as soldiers of scarlets and incarnadines surrounding a marked Puer in the eighth hour of Tuesday.

No longer were the marks on gelmancy earth interpreted in their own right; now they were used in combination with a horoscope wheel depicting the geomacy astrological houses.