Liber Juratus or. The Sworne Booke of Honorius. [1r] when wycked sprites ware . book which we do call The Sacred or Sworn. Book for this cause, for in it is. As the title testifies, students were sworn to secrecy before being given access to this magic text, and only a few manuscripts have survived. Bits of its teachings. Sworn Book of Honorius – LIBER JURATUS HONORII. Text, translation and commentary by Professor Joseph Peterson. Available in two formats. This edition is.

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Sworn Book of Honorious, The

Baxhathau, Gahathus, Caudes, Iarabalthey may be compelled to serve, or they rest. Out of the which books he drew out 93 chapters, in the which is briefly contained 1. Of the constrinckesyon of spirits by tables,seales, And these must ye say with swlrn devotion. Suffumigacions compounded of sartai- ne thynges heare foloweth. Blessed art thou amongst women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.

Heal my soul, for I have sinned against thee. This oration is based on the tthe Athanasian Creed Symbolum Athanasianum. A complete transcription of R is included on the left-hand side, with a slightly modernized for readability version on the right. Et tamen non tres domini: Then, in that jurtaus which extends from the first angle of the second heptagon, and continues to the third angle of the same, this holy name of God should be written: SamahelSatiel var.

Hermes says that he found in an old book that these were the more suffumigations: There be others which are called Venereans, which be these: Be present ye holy angels, advertise and teach me, whether such a one shall booo, or dye of this infirmity.

But if this herb parsley with the root of it be added to the foresaid confection, it destroys the forsaid matter, and makes it clean void from all places, and it shall come to no effect. The names of the angels of the day of are these: And note, if thou wilt work for all these things aforesaid, then thou must say every day the aforesaid Eight Termes with these ten prayers: One of the oldest and most influential texts on medieval magic dating to the fourteenth-century here translated for the first time since a partial translation was done in the sixteenth-century.


A gl A monhon. Breath upon me with thy Holy Spirit. I entreat you, eternal queen, holy Mary, through the love of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, and through your trusted heavenly shrine, and through the great pities which you have made over me and over the human race, and through the virtues and through the solemn mysteries of the cross, and through the holy nails fastened to his precious hands and feet, and through the five sacred wounds to his precious body, where he redeemed us on the holy cross, in order that you may plead to your beloved son on my behalf, and on behalf of all my sins, and for the ssworn of my soul and of my body, petition, e.

Each comes complete with a sigillised card signed by Juratks Joseph Peterson. Then make another such heptagon, like the first, whose seven angles touch the seven angles of the second heptagon, and the which should be shown doubled.

And so is the Seal of God perfect. Christuswhich didst shadow thyself in boik womb without spot of corruption, even as the sun entereth into a glass.

Hoc sacratissimum nomen ac sigillum tuum annunciation, conception, and [? And below the other in the right angle, these two: Deinde in alio spaciolo sequenti a dex[S2, S: These are the angels that serve in the day of: O the truthe the way and the lyffe of all creatures oryghtewos god quicken me and visit me and my understoudinge claryfy my soule and pourge it.

Prima [Pisces] tenet thimiama; 2. Ita vt per omnia sicut iam supradictum est: The names of the angells that be mighty and more mighty in the first monethe which is sayde nysan, be these. Share on LinkedIn Share. Jews, Christiansand pagans, the pagans doo sacryfyce to the sprites of and pagans.

Ita deus pater deus filis: One example is book reference to the seals of angels. Of these, Sloane is the most reliable, complete, and readable. And so theire workthis arte, and so there workes are noughte, and are nought.

The Sworn Book of Honorius – Wikipedia

I beseech thee, O Lord my God, but that it may abide in me always abundantly. The drawing of the sigil does not occur in Royal, Sloane or Sl. De fumigationibus quatuor pertium mundi quatuer elementorum.


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Sworn Book of Honorius – LIBER JURATUS HONORII

Put to this the brains honotius and the bloude of an whytte coke suche eagle and the blood of an white cock, such quantitquantite as yonorius may be [16r] verie odiferus as before it may be very odiferous as before said. And like as a father causes one of his sons to love another, even so boik the master unite and knit together his disciples or swon in concord and love, so that always the one shall help to bear the others burden, nor one shall not reveal the secrets of another, but they shall be faithful of one mind and concord, and he that he shall truely perform, observe, and keep every article of his oath.

Here recite the petition — if for the [vision of the] Deity, say as follows thou wilt grant me thy holy vision through thy son, jurayus Lord Jesus Christ.

It has been reconstructed using the excellent Schreibweise font from Andrew Leman at E-phemera. Manuscripts The Sworne Book is represented in several manuscripts including the following found in the British Museum: And again let him fast other twelve days bread and water wholly, without any other refection [i.

Mextyura, Alchibany, Alflasthey may be compelled to serve, or they rest. Its date of composition is uncertain, but it is possibly mentioned as Liber Sacer in the 13th century, apparently asserting a high medieval date. See my printed edition pp. Immensus pater immensus filius: And if he that shall work but for a part of this science must be sequestered from worldly things, how much the more ought he to abstain that shall work for the whole.

For by this art aworn man may know things present, past, and to come.